Photo. From left to right: Carlos Ugarte, Director of Corporate and Business Development of Cintra; Ignacio Vivancos, Area III Managing Director Ferrovial Agroman; Alejandro de la Joya, CEO of Ferrovial Agroman; Iñigo Meirás, CEO of Ferrovial; Belen Marcos, Director of Cintra in the USA; Terry McAuliffe, Governor of the State of Virginia; and Rafael del Pino, President of Ferrovial
The President of Ferrovial, Rafael Del Pino
, has participated in the laying ceremony of the first stone of the I-66 highway
in the state of Virginia, USA. This project has a total planned investment of 3.550 million dollars
, an extension of 35 kilometers
and a concession period of 50 years
It is the fifth managed lanes project developed by Cintra
in the United States. The construction, in which Ferrovial Agroman
participates, will end in 2022
In the act, along with the president of Ferrovial, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe
, as well as several members of the State Department of Public Transport and Rail, and federal, state and local partners have participated.
McAuliffe, Governor of the State of Virginia, said that:
"The project that begins will stimulate economic growth and improve the quality of life for travelers throughout the region of northern Virginia."
He also pointed out that it will create hundreds of jobs
for state residents, with the goal of 75%
of new project employees being local and veterans
The project will reduce traffic congestion
, offer safer travel
options, new passenger parking
lots and bus services
, and greater connectivity to major destinations along I-66.