Through subsidiary Ferrovial Agroman, Ferrovial is to build a section of Highway PR-9 in the municipality of Ponce, the second-largest city in Puerto Rico. The project, worth 38.5 million dollars (30 million euro) is to be executed in 36 months.
Ferrovial’s construction subsidiary, Ferrovial Agroman, has been chosen by the Puerto Rico Highways & Transportation Authority (PRHTA) to build a section of Highway PR-9 in the municipality of Ponce, for 38.5 million euro (close to 30 million euro).
The project is the continuation of the western beltway around Ponce, Puerto Rico’s second-largest city. It entails the construction of 2.6 kilometres of highway, together with two bridges measuring 278 and 51 metres in length.
The contract also includes construction of on- and off-ramps, drains, public lighting, rerouting of overhead power lines, signage and landscaping. The work must be completed in 36 months.
Ferrovial Agroman in Puerto Rico
Ferrovial’s construction subsidiary has extensive experience in Puerto Rico. Notable projects completed there include construction of the Maunabo tunnels (the island’s first road tunnels) and the Utuado viaduct, on Highway PR-110, between Utuado and Adjuntas.