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Trend News Agency has reported that the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure in Turkey has awarded an infrastructure contract worth 5.3 billion Turkish liras (TRY) (€530 million).

The contract is said to comprise the construction of 154 km of highway between Denizlie and Aydin provinces in the west of the country.

A consortium made up of Powerchina International Group, Powerchina Road Bridge Group and Ozgun Insaat were reported to have won the project.

Almost TRY65 billion (€9.8 billion) has been budgeted by the Turkish government for transport and infrastructure projects over the next two years, with a further TRY31 billion (€4.7 billion) allocated for projects in 2021, according to Trend.

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