BAM Contractors win Ireland roads project
By Sarah Ann McCay09 May 2013
BAM Contractors, part of the Royal BAM Group, is to carry out construction work on the N11/N7 Arklow/Rathnew road development in Ireland, as part of a design, build, finance and maintenance PPP contract.
The project includes the design, construction, operation and maintenance of approximately 16.5km of dual carriageway in Wicklow; the operation and maintenance of an additional 30km section of the existing M11 route (Arklow-Gorey and Arklow Bypass), which also involves some upgrade works; the design and construction of a service area north of Gorey, which will provide facilities for N11 traffic; and the design, construction operation and maintenance of the N7 Newlands Cross junction to an overpass grade-separated junction.
Work will start in July 2013 and is scheduled for completion by November 2015. BAM Contractors will maintain the roads as part of the 25-year contract.
The €282 million contract is awarded by the National Roads Authority in Ireland to BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure Coöperatie - the investment joint venture between BAM and Dutch pension fund service provider PGGM - and BAM Contractors.