Skanska to construct road in Poland for PLN 184 M, or about SEK 410 M

6/1/2011 12:15 PM CET
Press release

Skanska has received the construction contract for the second phase of the Sucharski Route outside Gdansk. The contract is worth PLN 184 M, or about SEK 410 M and will be included in the order bookings for the second quarter. The customer is Gdanskie Inwestycje Komunalne, a company established by the city of Gdansk to perform road projects connected with Euro 2012.

The Sucharski Route will be constructed in three phases, of which the second and third is contracted to Skanska. The second phase of the Sucharski Route is 2.7 km of two-lane road, one roundabout, 2 junctions, 4 viaducts and one flyover. The road will connect the Southern By-pass of Gdansk with the harbour and ferry terminal. In total the Route will be 8.3 kilometer long. The project will be financed from the budget of Gdansk and European Funds. The construction will start immediately and the road is planned to be completed by the end of next year.

Skanska Poland, one of the largest construction companies in Poland, had sales of SEK 9 billion in 2010. The company has about 6,800 employees. Skanska Commercial Development and Skanska Infrastructure Development are also active in Poland.