|Project||Western Metro Station|
|Location||Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia|
|Client||Higher Commission for the Development of Arriyadh|
|Lead Consultant||Omrania & Associates|
Western Metro station is a landmark project designed to become an integral part of the local neighbourhood. In addition to the Metro station, the evelopment comprises bus station (BRT), food and vegetable Market, underground car park, mosque and large public areas that include parks, plazas and passages.
The basement and podium structure is 360 m x 250 m in plan and consists of cast-in-place concrete foundations, columns, retaining walls and podium slab. The Metro station and Market roofs are designed as free-formed structural steel trusses. Post-tensioned box girders are used for the Metro and BRT viaducts having spans of approximately 40 m – 50 m.
3D image courtesy of Omrania & Associates