Parsons Brinckerhoff uses Aconex to connect thousands of team members to deliver the Dubai Metro Megaproject.

Project name: Parsons Brinckerhoff Dubai Metro | Industry: Road & RailProject size: US$7.8 billion | Location: Dubai, U.A.E.

Dubai Metro’s Purple Line, the latest line added to the transit network, offers express and commuter service between Dubai International Airport and Jebel Ali Airport. Completed in 2012, the 49-kilometer line has six intermediate stations, three with baggage check-in facilities, which service passengers commuting between the two airports and major communities in those areas.

Challenges

  • Strategic, complex, high-visibility project.
  • Large project team dispersed across Dubai, Thailand, Australia, and Hong Kong.
  • Requirement for immediate transmission of documents and communications between team members.
  • Need for scalability to high volumes of project data.

Solutions

  • Secure collaboration platform for project information and process management.
  • Efficient communications between participants with a permanent audit trail.
  • Management of drawings and documents, with version control.
  • Unlimited training and support throughout the project.

Results

  • Close coordination between multiple teams – civil, structural, rail systems, transportation planning, environmental, systems assurance, architectural consulting, and construction.
  • Thousands of participants connected by Aconex during the design and build phases.
  • Reduced risk of errors and miscommunications.
  • Fast deployment and broad adoption due to global support.
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