Multiple infrastructure contracts

Client : Aldar Properties
Consultant : Halcrow International Partnership
Value : AED 1.5 Billion
Duration : October 2007 – May 2010
Location : Yas Island – Emirates of Abu Dhabi



As the island was preparing for the first ever Formula One race in Abu Dhabi, NBHH was proudly staking a claim as the group that made it possible for pectators to reach the circuit, and experience the event first hand; Basically, the road networks within the complex and the infrastructure that supports it have been constructed by our group. In that latter event alone, NBHH has contracted and achieved six infrastructure contracts as follows:

• Package 2B, the main infrastructure works contract
• Formula One gateway park, infrastructure and landscaping package
• Underground potable water tank
• Retail Mall phase 1A, roads and infrastructure works
• Ferrari World theme park and environs, roads and utilities works
• Marina area, hard and soft landscaping, roads and infrastructure works

920 staff members and construction workers have participated to the successful completion of this project and to its timely handover. The project team managed all the different road blocks and challenges, delivering the works on schedule, while accommodating design changes and modifications during the course of construction.



• Roads network: 12 km of dual carriage ways
• Underpass: 250 m length
• Pumping station for the underpass
• Street lighting: 10 m and 14 m decorative streetlights plus cabling
• Irrigation: 150 mm to 900 mm pipes: 15 km
• Potable water: 150 mm to 900 mm pipes: 25 km
• Stormwater: 300 mm to 2200 mm pipes: 14 km
• Sewerage: 300 mm to 1200 mm pipes: 12 km
• Telecom cabling: 220 km
• Gas pipes: 10 km
• Car parking: 60,000 m2
• Landscaping and grass: 300,000 m2
• Underground potable water reservoir: 135,000 m3
• Shoring and dewatering for deep excavations
• Piling: 300 piles of various diameters and depth
• Setting up of asphalt plant: production of 230 000 tons of asphalt