Tunnels in the new A1 railway alignment to Jerusalem

Est. Construction Cost:
2.8 Billion ILS

Design and Construction Period:
2003-2014

Client: Israel Railways

Geographic Location: From Latrun Intersection to the Binyanei HaUma Station in Jerusalem

Description: Design of 20 km of tunnel pairs in the high-speed railway line to Jerusalem – Segments B, C and D.

Amy Metom Role in the Project: Design

Unique Elements of the Project: 3,040 m of tunnels excavated using the NATM method while 30 km were excavated using a TBM. The portals were constructed in areas having high landscape sensitivity.

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