About the Project

Shapir designed and constructed the Highway 531 Ra’anana South Interchange Project, which included segments of the highway, railway, a bridge spanning above Highway 4, a C&C tunnel 1800 meters beneath Highway 531, an underground railway station, bridges and roadways. As part of the project, Shapir also constructed roadway structures, including underpasses, retaining walls, acoustic walls and bridges to complete the interchange and connect Highway 531 from Hod Hasharon toward Herzliya with Highway 4 and Ra’anana. In addition, the project also included the construction of the Ra’anana South railway station and an energy center and platforms in an area of 10,000 m2 along the tunnel’s route, including electromechanical systems.

The project also included:

A 2.2 km bi-directional two-lane highway.
A 2.2 km double railway line and 1.8 km of tunneling.
Two interchanges – Ra’anana South and Malal.
Four bridges – 531 above Highway 4, Sokolov, a pedestrian bridge and the station bridge.
4 underpasses.
A railway station.
Retaining walls, acoustic walls and roofing.
The amounts excavated in this project stood at approximately one million cubic meters, which filled some 70,000 dump trucks and approximately 350,000 m3 of concrete transported in some 45,000 mixer trucks.
The railway station began its commercial activity in 2018.


Client: Netivei Israel Ltd
Period of Construction: 2011 – 2017
Financial Scope: Approximately NIS 900 million

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