Ismailia, Egypt – The Ismailia road tunnel is a twin tube road tunnel that will cross the existing and new Suez Canal north of the city of Ismailia. It is part of a larger development project in the Suez Canal corridor. The completion of the development project including the tunnel has the highest priority in Egypt to boost economic growth. Therefore, the pressure is high to deliver this project on a tight schedule. In addition, local know-how and experience with this type and size of tunneling project is not available in Egypt.