A crucial national project, that consists of a twin car tunnel that is meant to ease the passage from Suez to South of Sinai, to promote tourism and the development of the Sinai Peninsula.

Scope of work

Engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and commissioning of a twin car tunnel with approximate:

  • Length: 3km
  • Internal diameter: 11.4 Meter
  • External diameter: 12.6 Meter
  • Concrete thickness: 0.60 Meter
  • Execution method: TBM and open cut method
  • Machine type: Mix shield
  • Machine Shield diameter : 13,020 mm
  • Machine Drive power: 3,500 kW
  • Geology: Stiff clay
Field: Transport – Tunneling
Location: Suez City – Sinai
Client: Ministry of Defense- Engineering Authority of the Egyptian Armed Forces
Consultant: CDM-SMITH & ACE consulting engineering
Project duration: 2018 – 2021
Project value: 5,000,000,000 EGP