Skanska awarded contract for E6 highway in southwest Sweden, worth SEK 453 M
| Source:Skanska AB
Skanska will construct the last part of the E6 highway in the southwest Sweden.
The client is Trafikverket (the Swedish Transport Administration) and the
contract is worth SEK 453 M, which will be included in order bookings for
Skanska Sweden for the first quarter 2013.
The E6 road is an important infrastructure link between the Öresund, Gothenburg
and Oslo regions. The last part that Skanska will complete is 7.5 kilometers,
between Pålen and Tanumshede on the Swedish west coast.
Construction work will start immediately, and the road will open for traffic in
the summer 2015.
Skanska Sweden is one of Sweden’s largest construction companies, with
operations in building and civil-engineering construction. The business unit has
approximately 10,000 employees and revenue in 2011 amounted to approximately SEK
27 billion. In Sweden, Skanska is also active in the development of residential
construction and commercial premises.
For further information, please contact:
Christian Werner, Regional manager, Skanska Sverige AB, tel +46 (0)10 448 43 93
Edvard Lind, Group Press Officer, Skanska AB, tel: +46 (0)10 448 88 08
Direct line for media: tel: +46 (0)10 448 88 99
This and previous releases can also be found at www.skanska.com
Skanska AB may be required to disclose the information provided herein pursuant
to the Securities Markets Act.
Throughout 125 years, Skanska has been a modern and innovative developer and
contractor, building what society needs. Today, Skanska is one of the world’s
leading project development and construction groups with expertise in
construction, development of commercial and residential projects and public
-private partnerships. Based on its global green experience, Skanska aims to be
the clients' first choice for Green solutions. The Group currently has 53,000
employees in selected home markets in Europe, in the US and Latin America.
Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange,
Skanska's sales in 2011 totaled SEK 123 billion.
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