Saudi Arabia Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market - GROWTH, TRENDS, COVID-19 IMPACT, AND FORECASTS (2022 - 2027)

The Market is segmented by Mode (Roads, Railways, Airports, Ports). The report offers market size and forecasts for Saudi Arabia's Transportation Infrastructure market in value (USD Billion) for all the above segments

Market Snapshot

Transportation Infrastructure Construction market, Revenue in USD million, Saudi Arabia, 2022 - 2027
Study Period: 2018-2027
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: >5 %

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Market Overview

The Saudi Arabia Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market is expected to grow at CAGR of more than 5% during the forecast period.

The COVID-19 had a meager impact on the Saudi Arabia construction sector in 2020, contracted by 0.9%, this Pandemic did not affect the transportation infrastructure construction market, as continuous investments were implemented by Saudi Arabian government.

Recently, Saudi Arabia planned a massive program of infrastructure development, 22 projects worth over USD 134 billion, out of which eight will be for road works, this will create a huge demand for transportation construction companies.

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, along with a significant investment in housing and infrastructure development promoted across the country by local authorities, is revitalizing the transportation construction industry and generating interest in a growing number of international players.

Scope of the Report

Transportation infrastructure is referred to as the framework that facilitates the transportation system. Roads, railways, ports, and airports are all part of it. On a daily basis, transportation infrastructure connects people to jobs, health care, education, etc. The Saudi Arabia Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market is segmented by Mode (Roads, Railways, Airports, Ports). The report offers market size and forecasts for Saudi Arabia's Transportation Infrastructure market in value (USD Billion) for all the above segments.

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Key Market Trends

Government initiatives

The economy here is more diversified than in other GCC countries and strong government initiatives to invest in major construction projects are driving the sector. Private contractors have benefitted from the expansion and construction projects with the government’s Economic Vision 2030 plan in sight.

The Saudi government, with the Saudi Vision 2030, is actively looking into reforming the governance structures and regulations and heading toward opening a path for market liberalization and private-sector participation. The government is planning to become more open to issuing licenses for full-fledged foreign transportation infrastructure construction businesses.

A Thriving Economy: This pillar has achieved the 2030 target for women's participation in the workforce in 2020. Additionally, the assets of the Public Investment Fund have grown significantly, and the contribution of SMEs to the GDP has increased.


Growth of Urban Population

The rapid growth of continuing urbanization is a major driver of transportation infrastructure investment. As per the World Bank, in 2020 the world population reached 34.8 million

In 2020, urban population accounted for 84% and expected to reach 92% by 2035. As the share of the urban population continuous to grows, the growth of transport infrastructure is also required to connect them in the urban areas in Saudi Arabia.

Companies could use latest and emerging technology to improve public services (such as mobility and well-being), interact more effectively with people, boost productivity, and solve environmental and sustainability issues.


Competitive Landscape

The market in Saudi Arabia is fiercely competitive and fragmented with many international and domestic companies. Almabani, CCC, al-ayuni, sccsa, BINYAH.

International companies are partnering with local players to form joint ventures. This provides an opportunity for local players to exploit the global network of international companies.

Al-mabani has more than 8 ongoing projects. The major projects are the Red Sea International airport and Railway Tunnel which can be instrumental in growing its economy.

Recent Development

In Feb 2022, Diriyah Development Company, a subsidiary of Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA), has awarded a SAR1.2 bn (USD 319.90 Million) transportation contract to Nesma & Partners. The contract to Nesma, one of Saudi’s largest industrial and engineering companies, covers the construction of a network of road tunnels, ramps and a major bridge deck that will form the principal Diriyah Interchange on Riyadh’s Western Ring Road (WRR). The main elements of the contract are the demolition of two existing motorway bridges, the relocation of major public utilities, 1.5 million cubic meters of rock excavation, the construction of a network of road tunnels, ramps and a major bridge structure, incorporating 350 thousand cubic metres of concrete and 60 thousand tonnes of steel reinforcement.

In Jan 2022, Saudi Public Transport Company (Saptco) has signed a contract worth more than SR150 million (USD 40 million) with the Eastern Province Municipality for a major public bus transport project. The project will be implemented in Dammam City and Al Qatif governorate within a period of five years.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study


    1. 2.1 Analysis Methodology

    2. 2.2 Research Phases



    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Technological trends in the market

    3. 4.3 Government regulations and initiatives

    4. 4.4 Insights on Major Transport infrastucture proejcts (On-goung and upcoming)

    5. 4.5 Market Dynamics

      1. 4.5.1 Market Drivers

      2. 4.5.2 Market Restraints

      3. 4.5.3 Market Opportunities

    6. 4.6 Value Chain / Supply Chain Analysis

    7. 4.7 Porters five Force Analysis

      1. 4.7.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.7.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.7.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.7.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.7.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    8. 4.8 Impact of Covid-19 on the market

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION (Market Size By value)

    1. 5.1 By Mode

      1. 5.1.1 Roads

      2. 5.1.2 Railways

      3. 5.1.3 Airports

      4. 5.1.4 Ports


    1. 6.1 Overview (Market Concentration and Major Players)

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Binyah

      2. 6.2.2 CCC

      3. 6.2.3 Almabani

      4. 6.2.4 SCC

      5. 6.2.5 Al-Ayuni

      6. 6.2.6 Bechtel

      7. 6.2.7 CB&I LLC

      8. 6.2.8 China Energy Engineering Corp. Ltd.

      9. 6.2.9 China Railway Construction Corp. Ltd

      10. 6.2.10 Fluor Corp.

      11. 6.2.11 Tekfen Construction and Installation Co. Inc.

      12. 6.2.12 Gilbane Building Co.

      13. 6.2.13 Jacobs

      14. 6.2.14 AL Jazirah Engineers & Consultants

      15. 6.2.15 Al Latifa Trading and Contracting

      16. 6.2.16 Afras For Trading And Contracting Company

      17. 6.2.17 Al-Rashid Trading & Contracting Company

      18. 6.2.18 Al Yamama For Business And Contracting

      19. 6.2.19 Mohammed Al Mojil Group Co

      20. 6.2.20 Al-Jabreen Contracting Co*

    3. *List Not Exhaustive

  8. 8. APPENDIX

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Saudi Arabia Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market market is studied from 2018 - 2027.

The Saudi Arabia Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market is growing at a CAGR of >5% over the next 5 years.

The Saudi Arabia Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market is valued at 1086 Billion USD in 2018.

The Saudi Arabia Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market is valued at 2048 Billion USD in 2027.

Almabani, CCC, AL-Ayuni, SCCSA, BINYAH are the major companies operating in Saudi Arabia Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market.

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