Ferrovial-Agromán Internacional will be in charge of the design, construction, financing, maintenance and operation of the 145 kilometers of the Collipulli-Temuco Highway in Route 5 of the Pan-American road, the main communications axis in Chile. The project totals Pta 40 billion and the concession term will be 25 years.
With this award, the Group totals eleven transport concessions worldwide, consolidating itself as a world leader in the development of large infrastructure projects. At present, it owns more than 950 kilometers of toll highway concessions worldwide of which 320 kilometers are in Spain, where it represents 14% of the total highway network.
The future highways project includes the widening to a double roadway of 145 kilometers of existing road including, among other things, the construction of a toll by-pass of the city of Temuco, the construction of 12 crossings at different levels, 19 bridge structures and 17 walkways. The road will have two trunk toll stations and five side exits.
The offer of Ferrovial-Agromán Internacional involves a fee of 1,000 pesos, an initial royalty payment of 585,000 Unidades de Fomento and an annual payment of 100,000 UF. Three other consortiums, led by Infraestructuras 2000, Sacyr and the Mexican ICA, presented offers.
Four in Spain, seven in Latin America
The Collipulli-Temuco Highway is the fourth awarded to Ferrovial-Agromán Internacional in Chile, and must be added to the transport concessions in which the Group participates globally: four in Spain
(Europistas, Eurovías, Autema and Autopista del Sol), three in Colombia
and, including this one, four in Chile
. Grupo Ferrovial, which has an experience of more than 30 years, consolidates itself as an international market leader in the development of large infrastructure projects. At the moment, concession projects are being studied in Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Colombia, Argentina, Morocco,&totaling Pta 600 billion.