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Rueil-Malmaison, Hauts-de-Seine, France, 2015/11/19 - Eurovia has won two contracts to design and build two motorways, worth a total of €120 million - Eurovia.com.
The client, the Polish National Roads and Motorways Department, has decided to award these contracts to a single partner capable of providing an integrated service, and in particular making use of its network of quarries.
The S3 Motorway
This contract relates to a 19.73 km section of dual carriageway and 12 civil engineering structures (viaducts and a bridge) on the S3 motorway south of the city of Legnica, near the border with the Czech Republic. This road forms part of the international E65 road in the trans-European corridor, and serves the whole of western Poland as well as a number of large cities in the country (Szczecin, Gorzów Wielkopolski, Zielona Góra and Legnica). The works will start in April 2016 and are expected to last 30 months (excluding winter periods).
The Szczecinek Bypass
This contract relates to the building of the bypass for the city of Szczecinek (population 40,000) in Western Pomerania in the north-west of Poland. This busy stretch of dual carriageway is located on the route of the S11 motorway that will eventually link the north of the country at Koszalin with the urban area of Katowice (in the south of the country). The works are expected to last 34 months (excluding winter periods).
Eurovia (eurovia.com), a subsidiary of VINCI, builds transportation infrastructures roads, highways, railways, airport and tramway platforms and works on setting up industrial, commercial and urban sites. Eurovia also has extensive know-how in related areas: demolition and deconstruction, sanitation, excavation, roadwork and utility networks, signage, engineering structure, and noise-attenuation barriers. Operating in 16 countries, the company employs 39,000 people. In 2014, it achieved sales of 8.2 billion euros.
VINCI (vinci.com) is a global player in concessions and construction, employing more than 185,000 people in some 100 countries. We design, finance, build and operate infrastructure and facilities that help improve daily life and mobility for all. Because we believe in all-round performance, above and beyond economic and financial results, we are committed to operating in an environmentally and socially responsible manner. And because our projects are in the public interest, we consider that reaching out to all our stakeholders and engaging in dialogue with them is essential in the conduct of our business activities.