Skanska to build Södra Marieholmsbron, Gothenburg, Sweden, for SEK 554 M
ET | Source:Skanska AB
Skanska has, in joint venture with Danish MT Höjgaard AS, been commissioned to
construct the bridge Södra Marieholmsbron over Göta Älv and Säveån in
Gothenburg, Sweden. Client is the Swedish Transport Administration
(Trafikverket). The contract is worth a total of SEK 791 M, of which Skanska's
70 percent share amounts to SEK 554 M. The contract will be included in order
bookings for Skanska Sweden for the fourth quarter 2013.
The project includes a 1.5 kilometer long rail bridge, ranging from Kville rail
yard in the north to Olskroken in the south. Parallel to, and directly adjacent
to the new railway bridge, a new pedestrian and cycle bridge will be built.
The new bridge, which is part of the Marieholm connection, will result in the
expansion of an additional track on an openable rail bridge parallel to the
existing line. Skanska also built the first part of the Marieholm connection
which opened in December 2011.
Construction start is scheduled for the first quarter of 2014 and Södra
Marieholmsbron is expected to be completed by the second quarter of 2017. The
project will at the peak period employ approximately 130 people.
Skanska Sweden is one of Sweden’s largest construction companies, with
operations in building and civil-engineering construction and residential- and
project development. The business unit has approximately 11,000 employees and
revenue in 2012 amounted to approximately SEK 30 billion. In Sweden, Skanska is
also active in the development of commercial premises and infrastructure.
For further information, please contact:
Tomas Dädeby, Regional Manager, Skanska Sweden, tel: +46 10 448 80 31
Edvard Lind, Head of Media Relations, Skanska AB, tel: +46 (0)10-448 88 08
Direct line for media: +46 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.
Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction
groups with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential
premises, and public-private partnership projects. Based on its global green
experience, Skanska aims to be the client’s first choice for green solutions.
The group currently has 57,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, the
US and Latin America. Skanska's sales in 2012 totaled SEK 132 billion.
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