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Lane wins Al Maktoum Airport expansion project

Lane Construction Corporation has won a contract for work on the Al Maktoum International Airport Expansion Project in Dubai.

Working alongside the National Contracting Transportation Corp of Sharjah, the US subsidiary of Italian contractor Salini Impregilo Group will be responsible for 60 percent of the $125m project for a value of $75mn.

The project entails new terminal facilities, concourses, runways, roads and tunnels. In preparation for the expansion, Lane will work on temporary fences and gates, utilities and site offices, as well as site security, according to a statement.

Work is scheduled to start in January 2017 and finish in 31 months. Once completed, the expanded airport is expected to accommodate more than 220 million passengers a year, making it the world’s biggest in terms of size and passenger capacity by 2050.

Salini Impregilo’s projects in the UAE include the Ras Al Khor Interchange and the Parallel Roads R 881 in Dubai and the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi and the Deep Sewer Tunnel.

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