- The 808-meter long bridge will pass over the Vistula River in northern Poland.
- Including this project, Budimex's backlog totalled 1.836 billion euro in June.
Ferrovial, through Ferrovial Agroman's
Polish subsidiary Budimex
, has signed a contract with Poland's General Directorate of National Roads and Motorways to build a bridge over the Vistula River, close to Kwidzyn, in northern Poland.
The bridge will be one of the new accesses to national road 90. The contract is worth 250.8 million zlotys (approximately 64 million euro). Construction of the bridge will begin in October and take twenty-seven months. Budimex will build the main bridge, which will span 808 meters and link national road 1, on the west bank, with national road 55, on the east.
The contract includes bridge construction as well as improvements to the main roads and links among various local roads. It also includes repair of the flood containment dykes and refurbishment of water, gas, electricity and sewage infrastructure. Budimex, Ferrovial Agroman's Polish subsidiary, obtained 367.3 million euro in revenues in the first six months of 2010, and its backlog totalled 1.836 billion euro at the end of the period, i.e. up 40% with respect to the same period in 2009.
Budimex has been Ferrovial Agroman's subsidiary in Poland since 2000. Its principal contracts in Poland include the construction of two sections of the A-2 motorway and the A-6 motorway in Kijewo, refurbishment of two sections of the A-4 motorway and the bypass of the northern section of Bytomska Street (Warsaw), as well as the construction of 16 kilometers of the A-1 motorway, for 350 million euro (1.500 billion zlotys).