Hill International-Louis Berger Joint Venture Awarded $265 Million Riyadh Metro Project Management Contract

Hill International-Louis Berger Joint Venture Awarded $265 Million Riyadh Metro Project Management Contract :Hill International, with its joint venture with Louis Berger has been awarded a $265 million contract by the Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) to provide project management and construction management services for the Riyadh Metro project. The contract was awarded under the Riyadh Advanced Metro Project Execution and Delivery (RAMPED) joint venture, in which Louis Berger is a 55 percent partner and Hill is a 45 percent partner.

As the intermediary between ADA and the design-build contractors, the joint venture will oversee design and construction deliverables through the project life cycle for Package 3, which consists of three of six lines in the new Riyadh Metro system. The contract covers a five-year performance period and a 24-month defects liability period.

Package 3 includes Line 4, Line 5 and Line 6 and covers 67 kilometers of track with 48 kilometers of elevated alignment, 5.5 kilometers of mined tunnel, 22 stations and nearly 13 kilometers of bored tunnel constructed through some of the most congested districts in Riyadh. Line 4 links to the King Khalid International Airport with a mix of elevated and at-grade sections. Line 5 will run in a bored tunnel along King Abdulaziz Street, between King Abdulaziz Historical Centre and the Riyadh Airbase. Line 6 runs in a half-ring from King Abdullah Financial District, passing by Iman Mohammed Bin Saud University and ending at Prince Saad Ibn Abdulrahman Al Awal Road.

“We are extremely honored to be working with our partner Louis Berger to manage one of the largest infrastructure projects in the world on behalf of our client ADA. We have every confidence that the world-class team we have assembled will deliver a successful Metro system for the citizens of Riyadh.” said Raouf S. Ghali, President of Hill’s Project Management Group (International).

Hill International (www.hillintl.com) with 4,000 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 9th largest construction management firm in the United States.

Hill International-Louis Berger Joint Venture

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