The tunnel will be 620m in length and have shops and restaurants inside. It will enable multi-modal connectivity including connection to a future mass rapid transit (MRT) station.
Advanced construction methods, including Trenchless Tunnelling Techniques, will be implemented to build what will be the first pedestrian tunnel of its kind in Bangladesh. The mechanised tunnel solution was conceptualised by Richard Hinchliffe, SMEC Technical Principal, Tunnels, as a means of avoiding excavation by busy roads.
We are pleased to partner with our clients, specialists and government policy makers to develop sustainable transport solutions for the communities of Dhaka.
Image: SMEC’s senior technical leads on the project pose with chief engineers from the Roads and Highways Department, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
On 25 March 2023, Chief Minister of Assam, Mr Himanta Biswa Sarma and Singapore’s High Commissioner to India, Mr Simon Wong, jointly inaugurated the first SMEC office in Guwahati.
It was an excellent evening at The Eveleigh in Sydney on Thursday, 23 March, where industry professionals came together to celebrate the best in the business at the Consult Australia Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner.
This month SMEC mobilised a multi-disciplinary team to commence supervision of the rehabilitation and upgrading of buildings, runway and ancillary services of Shinyanga regional airport in northern Tanzania. The airport runway is predominantly gravel and grass measuring 2 km long and 30 m wide.
Together with the Shahid Afridi Foundation, we were motivated to enhance and improve the quality of life for the residence of Lora Miana, Mulagori. The newly built filtration plant will encourage the community to adopt healthy habits, provide safe drinking water, and protect the more vulnerable from the risks of water-related hazards.