October 7, 2018

Eng. Mohsen Salah Toured Port Said Tunnels

Eng. Mohsen Salah – AC Chairman & CEO was in a field visit for Port Said Tunnels under Suez Canal which executed by the Joint Ventures of the Arab Contractors Company and Orascom for Construction. He was accompanied by Eng. Sayed Farouk – the Senior Vice Chairman, Eng. Mofida Allam – AC Consultant for Roads Projects, Eng. Mohamed El Hosini – Head of Sectors, Eng. Mohamed Hafez – Head of Canal & Sinai Sector, Eng. Mohammed Abu Desheish – the General Supervisor of the project and Eng. Mubarak Mansour – Manager of Sinai Branch which executed the works at the West side. Eng. Mohsen and his companions toured the ongoing works in the Southern tunnel which is 4km length, the tunnel body is 2,850km, the external diameter 12.6 m and the internal 11.4 m with a level up to 24m depth under the Suez Canal and allow the passage of two cars in each direction with a net height of 5m, which facilitating the movement of containers to and from East Port Said Port and encouraging the establishment of factories in East Port Said. The total of the excavation works reached 1.5 million m3 for the entrances and exits of the tunnel and soil improvement works is 3 million m3.