Ferrovial awarded road contract in Ireland

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Including this contract for 6.7 kilometers, Ferrovial Agroman will have built over 320 kilometers of roads in Ireland. This new project is scheduled for completion in 2013 and is worth 25 million euro. Ferrovial, through construction subsidiary Ferrovial Agroman, has been named provisional preferred bidder, in consortium with UK company P.T. McWilliams Limited, to design and build a 6.7 kilometer road in Butlersbridge, which includes the Belturbet bypass, in Cavan, Republic of Ireland. This 25 million euro contract was awarded by the National Roads Authority and the Cavan County Council; construction is scheduled for completion in February 2013. The project includes the construction of two viaducts measuring over 350 meters long in total. The first, Erne River Bridge, will be a cable-stayed bridge with three spans measuring 141 meters in total, including a central 70-meter span over the River Erne. The second, Aghnaguig Bog Bridge, will consist of a series of concrete cantilevers, with three spans measuring 210 meters in total, including a central 110-meter span. Since Ferrovial Agroman commenced operations in Ireland in 2003, it has built 177 kilometers of high-capacity roads and 145 kilometers of regional and local roads. Ferrovial also has 90 kilometers of toll road concessions in Ireland through Cintra (M4-M6 and M3) and maintains another 145 kilometers of roads in Northern Ireland through subsidiary Amey. FERROVIAL Founded in 1952, Ferrovial is one of the world's leading infrastructure groups, operating through its airports, toll roads, construction and services divisions. It has some of the world's top privately-owned infrastructure assets, such as 407 Express Toll Route in Toronto, London's Heathrow Airport, Chicago Skyway and Ausol toll road in Spain. Ferrovial is part of Spain's blue-chip IBEX-35 index and also of the prestigious DJSI and FTSE4Good sustainability indices.


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