Heijmans and partners to reconstruct and expand A9

July 24, 2014

The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management of the Netherlands Rijkswaterstaat has announced its intention to appoint IXAS Zuid-Oost, a consortium consisting of Ballast Nedam, Fluor, Heijmans and 3i Infrastructure plc, as the selected bidder for the public-private-partnership (PPP) project A9 Gaasperdammerweg. The project includes the design, build, management, maintenance and financing of the existing and new infrastructure of the A9 motorway between Diemen and Holendrecht.

The project consists of all the work to be performed in connection with the reconstruction and expansion of the A9 motorway between the junctions of Holendrecht and Diemen in the region of Amsterdam, including the bridge over the river Gaasp, the road surface on the A9 Gaasperdammerweg and the construction of an approximately three kilometre overground tunnel.

The project has a total nominal value of approximately € 700 million, including a 20-year management and maintenance period after the new infrastructure becomes available. Ballast Nedam, Fluor, Heijmans and 3i Infrastructure plc will be the sole shareholders in the project, with an equal share. Ballast Nedam, Fluor and Heijmans will participate in the construction and operation phase with an equal share of one third each.

Rijkswaterstaat expects the final award of the project on the 19th of August 2014, after the expiration of the Alcatel Period.

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