Sustainability

Urbanization

For decades we have helped our customers bring ambitious urban concepts to life and we are well-positioned to help our customers overcome the complexities of rising populations, connectivity, resiliency, and efficient management of water and energy. value proposition is our integrated solutions and technologies to engineer cities for the next 100 years.

City planning

In Saudi Arabia, Bechtel is delivering one of the largest civil engineering projects in the world today Jubail Industrial City. Built from the sand up, Jubail requires vast resources and logistical planning on an unprecedented scale. It comprises ports, a regional highway system, power networks, rail links, housing, industrial areas, and utilities.

Rail

Bechtel delivers complex, first-of-a-kind rail projects, including Crossrail, London, UK; Dulles Metro Extension, Virginia, USA; Chunnel, UK and France; High-Speed 1, London, UK; Athens Metro, Athens, Greece; and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), California, USA. Our efforts on some of these projects raised the bar for sustainable rail development.

Airports

Bechtel has worked on nearly 100 airports globally. Hamad International Airport, Qatar; Gatwick International, UK; Hong Kong International Airport, China; and the McCarran International, Nevada, USA represents some of the largest, busiest, and most technologically advanced and sustainable projects. Our unique focus on passenger experience, high environmental standards, and state-of-the art equipment and security systems elevates the bar for the industry.

Ports

Bechtel has overseen more than 80 port and harbor projects globally, including 28 in the last decade. Safety, sustainability, and economic viability are integral to our planning and delivery. Projects such as Khalifa Port & Industrial Zone, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Jubail Industrial City and Port, Jubail, Saudi Arabia; Ras Laffan Industrial Port, Qatar; Port of Los Angeles, California, USA are designed to accommodate the largest ships currently at sea, as well as those planned for the future.

Power

We work with customers to develop the right energy solution to meet the growing demand for clean, affordable, and reliable energy. cleanest combined-cycle power plants in the United States powering millions of homes and businesses.

Water

Bechtel has delivered more than 1,759 miles (2,831 kilometers) of water pipelines around the world. In Saudi Arabia, we are providing water and wastewater conveyance, processing, and storage systems for six new cities. And, through our Tinto Alcan Backup Tunnel, Canada; and Escondida Water Supply, Chile projects industrial customers are accessing water for their operations without negatively impacting local community supplies.