Zamil Steel Construction wins SAR 13.9 Million contract for Riyadh Rapid Bus Transit System project

Tuesday, 7th August 2018

Zamil Steel Construction Company (ZSCC) was awarded a contract valued at SAR 13.9 million (USD 3.7 million) by Saudi Constructioneers Ltd. The contract is for the Riyadh Rapid Bus Transit System (BRT) project in the central region of Saudi Arabia.

According to the agreement, ZSCC will supply and erect more than 1,600 metric tons of high-strength structural steel with intumescent and cementitious fireproof coatings, including checkered plates with protective coatings. The BRT project is part of the King Abdulaziz Public Transport System Project owned by the Arriyadh Development Authority in Saudi Arabia.

This project is a fast-track undertaking comprising many components. It will require an extraordinary level of attention to detail due to complex safety and security requirements that must be satisfactorily completed within a challenging time frame.

In both function and design, this system is envisioned to complement the Riyadh Metro. It will provide unique and identifiable stations for the BRT, while completing the family of transportation facilities for the city of Riyadh. Utilizing developments such as exclusive lanes, off-board fare payment and platform-level boarding, the well-planned and precisely delivered BRT system with clean buses will provide metro-quality service at a fraction of the cost. These cost savings and efficiency gains are expected to result in an enormous shift from private car use to public transportation systems.