Building Bridges to the Future:

Innovation, Resilience, and Sustainability in Construction

04th - 05th May 2025

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

2024 Official Supporting Government Authorities​

2024 Industry Supporting Partners

Event Overview

We are thrilled to announce the resounding success of the 1st RBT KSA conference, which brought together leading experts, innovators, and professionals from around the world to discuss the latest advancements and challenges in the field of bridge construction and maintenance. The event featured insightful presentations, dynamic panel discussions, and numerous networking opportunities that fostered collaboration and knowledge sharing. The groundbreaking innovations and strategies unveiled during the conference promise to shape the future of our industry.

Building on the success of this year’s edition, we are excited to announce the dates for the 2nd Roads, Bridges, & Tunnels Conference, 4-5 May 2025 in Jeddah. Mark your calendars and join us for another exceptional gathering of minds, where we will continue to explore cutting-edge solutions and advancements in the field. We look forward to welcoming you to Saudi Arabia for this prestigious event.

Market Drivers

Government Initiatives

$1.25 trillion is the value of the budget allocated to Saudi Arabia’s real estate and infrastructure projects as of early 2024

As announced in mid-2023, 4,500 km of modern roads will be built across the kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mega Projects
An estimated $500m roads, utilities and tunnels (RUT) package is being prepared to be awarded for Qiddiya entertainment city development in the first quarter of 2024.

26,500km2 is the coverage area of the tunnelling contracts awarded for Saudi Arabia’s new city, the Neom economic zone. The first phase of the project is expected to be completed by 2025.

Two contracts have been awarded for the construction by drilling and blasting of 28km of tunnels through rock to accommodate high-speed passenger services and freight trains in Neom.

Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services of Saudi Arabia announced in mid-2023 its plans to tender 4 highway PPP projects:

EVENT IN PICTURES

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Event In Numbers

RBT KSA 2024 ​
RBT KSA 2025 ​

Conference Chairman

Paul Pring

Executive Director of Infrastructure
Diriyah Gate Authority

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Advisory Board

Hani Owidah

General Director of operation & maintenance
Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu

Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Mohamed Hussain Sheariya

Director of Roads Department
Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu

Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Alanazi

Director of Bridges & Tunnels Operations & Maintenance Department
Riyadh Region Municipality

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Bandar Bin Habib Al-Anazi

Main Roads, Bridges and Tunnels General Manager,
Riyadh Region Municipality

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Almohammed

General Manager of Transportation and Traffic Engineering Department
AlAhsa Municipality

Alahsa, Saudi Arabia

Navdeep Hanjra

Vice president Planning & Development, Royal Commission for Al Ula

Al Ula, Saudi Arabia

Technical Board

Mohammed Abdel Jawad

Jeddah Branch Manager, State Properties General Authority, Executive Director – TPMO & Stakeholders Engagement, Director of Communications and Public Relations-Western region, PMI

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Saud Altheneyan

Member of the Executive Committee and the Board Directors
Al-Ayuni Company, Member of the Executive Committee Saudi Transport Centre
Owner and CEO
Dar El Code Engineering Consulting Company

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Asaad Ali

Associate Infrastructure Delivery Director, ROSHN

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Mohammad Najam Khan

Associate Director, Roads & Bridges
Red Sea Global

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Taha Auf

Head of structural department
khatib & Alami

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Taha Auf

Head of structural department
khatib & Alami

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Eng Muhmoud Mahroos

Area Manager
SAJCO

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Keynote Speakers

Muhammad AlQahtani

Executive Vice President
Sports Boulevard Foundation

Emad Battah

Executive Director of Infrastructure Development
Diriyah Gate Authority

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Mohamed Hussain Sheariya

Director of Roads Department
Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu

Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Alanazi

Director of Bridges & Tunnels Operations & Maintenance Department
Riyadh Region Municipality

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Speakers

Mohammed Alanazi

Director of Bridges & Tunnels Operations & Maintenance Department
Riyadh Region Municipality

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Hani Owidah

General Director of operation & maintenance
Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu

Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Mohamed Hussain Sheariya

Director of Roads Department
Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu

Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Bandar Bin Habib Al-Anazi

Main Roads, Bridges and Tunnels General Manager,
Riyadh Region Municipality

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Almohammed

General Manager of Transportation and Traffic Engineering Department
AlAhsa Municipality

Alahsa, Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Abdel Jawad

Jeddah Branch Manager
State Properties General Authority
Executive Director – TPMO & Stakeholders Engagement
Director of Communications and Public Relations-Western region
PMI

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Ali O. Melibari

Program Director of Project Management Office (PMO) Consultant
Dorsch Holding - Jeddah Municipality

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Paul Pring

Executive Director of Infrastructure
Diriyah Gate Authority

Riyadh,Saudi Arabia

Navdeep Hanjra

Vice president Planning & Development
Royal Commission for AlUla

AlUla, Saudi Arabia

Asaad Ali

Associate Infrastructure Delivery Director, ROSHN

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Mohammad Najam Khan

Associate Director, Roads & Bridges
Red Sea Global

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Saud Altheneyan

Member of the Executive Committee and the Board Directors
Al-Ayuni Company, Member of the Executive Committee Saudi Transport Centre
Owner and CEO
Dar El Code Engineering Consulting Company

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Ibrahim Aldubabe

President, Advanced Company for Engineering Consultancy (AdEC), Chairman of Aman Society for Prevention of Road Accident

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Alan Roland

QMC Project Director
APPLUS

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Andrew Nicholson

Delivery and Technical Director (Highways & Bridges)
JACOBS

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ashraf Saleheen

Regional Manager & Technical Support
Arabian Waterproofing Industries CO AWAZEL

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Daniel Mac Donald

Area Manager for the Quality Management Control
APPLUS

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Hisham Nada

Senior Director, Bridges – Global
Khatib & Alami

Dubai, United Arab

Florian Klouda

Director, International Account Coordination
Penetron Middle East DMCC

Singapore

Ismail Altamimi

Project Manager
Diriyah Gate Authority

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Khaldoun Nasreddine

Senior Director/Associate, Geotechnical and Heavy Civil Sector
Khatib & Alami

Beirut, Lebanon

Kintibye Khalid Idris

Client Development Director
AECOM

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Manuel Casado Lechuga

Director of Structural Engineering Division
IDOM

Madrid, Spain

Michael Kloeble

Project Manager

Peri, Germany

Ehab Mahmoud

CEO
AlKifah Precast

Eastern Region, Saudi Arabia

Nikolaos Agiannitis

Program Director Civil & Infrastructure
Nesma & Partners

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Eng Rateb Jawish

General Projects Manager,
Abuljadayel Co. For Contracting and Maintenance

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Sanad Shamsan, P.E., S.E

Director / Head of Complex Bridges
SYSTRA IBT Middle East

Dubai, United Arab

Salman Yusuf

CEO
Seekright

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Taha Auf

Head of structural department
khatib & Alami

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Agenda

08:00 - 09:00

Registration and Welcome Coffee
Participants check-in and network over coffee

09:00 - 09:15

Opening Ceremony

09:15 - 09:50

High-Level Government Panel: Vision 2030 for Infrastructure

09:50 - 10:05

Project Showcase: Sports Boulevard Foundation Project

10:05 – 10:20

Keynote Address: Fehmarnbelt Tunnel - Challenges and Solutions

10:20 - 10:35

Keynote Address: Automated Infrastructure Inspection and Management using Artificial Intelligence

10:35 – 10:50

Award Ceremony – In recognition of the support of the Advisory Board and Keynote Speakers

10:50 – 11:50

Exhibition VIP Tour and Networking Coffee Break

11:50 – 13:00

Panel Discussion - Navigating Challenges in Road Construction and Maintenance: A Technical Deep Dive

13:00 - 13:15

Presentation: A Case Study in Bridge Construction

13:15 – 13:30

Presentation: Building Bridges to the Future - IDOM's Experience in Design and Construction in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

13:30 - 14:10

Panel Discussion: The Technological Landscape - A Focus on Bridges and Cut and Cover Tunnels and its Temporary Works

14:10 – 14:20

Industry innovation sessions

14:20 – 15:00

Panel Discussion: Managing the Utility Crossings

15:00 - 15:05

Day 1 Closing Remarks

15:05 - 16:30

Networking Lunch

8:00 - 9:00

Welcome Coffee and Networking

9:00 – 9:05

Chair Welcome Remarks

9:00 - 9:40

Panel Discussion: Advancements in Tunnel Construction – Bored Tunnels and Safety Measures

9:40 – 9:55

Keynote Presentation: The Role of Waterproofing in Extending the Life Span of Structures

9:55 - 10:15

Keynote Presentation: Bridge Rehabilitation and Retrofitting - Bridge Repair and Strengthening Techniques

10:15 - 11:00

Panel Discussion: The Technological Landscape - A Focus on Bridges and Cut and Cover Tunnels (A fresh Perspective)

11:00 – 11:30

Networking Coffee Break

11:30 - 11:45

Keynote Presentation: A comparative study of the technical condition of the asphalt layer after using the Superpave mixture

11:45 – 12:25

Panel Discussion: Strategies to Manage the Safety and Congestions on the Roads with the Growing Population in the Big Cities in Saudi Arabia

12:25 - 13:10

Panel Discussion - Strategies for Proactive Roads, Bridges / Tunnels Maintenance: Ensuring Longevity

13:10 – 13:20

Industry innovation sessions

13:20 - 14:00

Panel Discussion - Sustainability in Infrastructure Design and Construction

14:00 - 15:30

Closing Remarks, Networking Lunch, and End of Conference

WHO ATTENDED 2024?

The Roads, Bridges and Tunnels Conference brought  together prominent C – Suite, Managing Directors, General Managers, Directors, Heads, Project Managers, Engineers, Specialists, Consultants, Researchers from the following organizations and departments to connect and collaborate to achieve the goals of Saudi 2030 Vision, including:

Government and Ministries

Royal Commissions

Municipalities

Developpers and EPCs

Development Authorities

Contractors

MEPs

Consultants

Event Themes

Government Initiatives and Vision
Challenges and Solutions
Opportunities in KSA
Innovation and Technology
Sustainability and Environment

Speaking opportunities at RBT KSA 2025

Participating and speaking at the Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels Conference is a unique opportunity to influence the future of infrastructure development. By sharing your insights and expertise, you contribute to the collective knowledge and innovation driving our industry forward. This conference is a platform for professionals to discuss challenges, present groundbreaking solutions, and network with peers from around the globe.

We invite all professionals passionate about advancing bridge, road, and tunnel construction and maintenance to reach out and join us in this transformative dialogue. Your contribution can help shape the resilient and sustainable infrastructures of tomorrow.

For speaking opportunities, please reach out to us at

Sponsors & Partners

Gold Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Official Formwork & Scaffolding Partner

Associate Sponsor

Waterproofing Admixture Partner

Strategic Sponsor

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Exhibitor

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Strategic Partner

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Exhibitor

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Strategic Partner

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Infrastructure Partner

Industry Partner

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Media Partners

Intelligence Agency Partner

Who Should Sponsor?

Solution providers offering the following:

Opportunities to Participate

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Registration

Online event registrations are now closed. You may purchase your ticket at the event registration counter on the 1st day of the event.
Please refer to the agenda for timings.

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    Venue

    Jeddah Hilton, Saudi Arabia

    Floorplan