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ACES Jordan is Awarded the Site Investigation for Aqaba Coastal Railway

Date: 
7 Jun 2018

ACES Jordan has been recently awarded the site investigation for Aqaba Coastal Railway corridor which is part of Phase I of the main Jordan National Railway project that will connect the main industrial cities and logistical centers throughout Jordan, while also linking the Kingdom with neighboring countries and linking GCC with Europe (part of the Red Sea-Black Sea “Landbridge” transport corridor).

The awarded/under investigation corridor is about 28km starting from Wadi Al Youtom and is parallel to the coastal road ending at the new Southern port.

The scope of work consists of drilling a total of 117 boreholes to depths ranging from 20m to 40m below the existing ground surface, excavating 25 test pits up to 5m depth, installing piezometers and conducting extensive in-situ and laboratory testing.

The consultant is Dar Al-Handasah.

 

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