Eiffage Génie Civil wins the construction of the new section of the E18-E39 motorway in Kristiansand in Norway, for an amount of more than 234 million euros.
Eiffage, through its subsidiary Eiffage Génie Civil , won the design-build contract awarded by Statens Vegvesen, a company owned by the Norwegian Ministry of Transport, for the construction, in Kristiansand in Norway, of the new section of the motorway urban E18-E39 linking Gartnerløkka to Kolsdalen, for an amount of more than 234 million euros 1 (2,755 million NOK 2 ).
The aim of the market is to increase the capacity of the main interchange providing access to the city center and the port activities of the 6th largest city in the country. It concerns the construction of a 1.4 kilometer 2×2 lane motorway route in a dense urban area, which includes the construction of 12 structures, the reconstruction of 1.5 kilometers of railway tracks, as well as the redevelopment of the existing ferry terminal. and installation of electrical and traffic engineering equipment.
The project has been designated a “pilot for the use of carbon-free energies” by the Norwegian government and is aiming for the BREEAM “Excellent” level label. Eiffage relied on the expertise and innovative solutions of several of its entities. Eiffage Route ‘s very high-performance GB5® coating will be used in particular for road surfacing and Biophalt®, a coating based on a biosourced binder, for cycle paths and sidewalks.
The work, organized in 4 phases, will begin after a year of studies and must be carried out while maintaining road, bicycle and rail traffic as well as access to maritime infrastructure. Delivery is planned for mid-2029.
This new contract won by Eiffage Génie Civil strengthens the Group’s position in Norway, which is currently leading the design-construction work on lots 1, 2 and 3 of the E18 motorway (section between Langangen and Rugtvedt) on behalf of Nye Veier , a company owned by the Norwegian Ministry of Transport.