etching has been awarded a new contract in Australia to carry out road improvement and expansion work in South Australia, which will generate revenues of A $ 314 million (200 million euros).
The Australian subsidiary of ACS has taken over this project through its subsidiary CPB Contractors and in partnership with the State Department of Infrastructure and Transport and the Australian companies Aurecon and GHD, according to the company.
Both the Federal and South Australian Governments will contribute to the project a financing of 560 million dollars (350 million euros) to duplicate the current route of the highway and, thus, improve safety and connectivity and reduce traffic congestion, as well as support the economic growth of the Fleurieu Sur region.
“We are pleased to have the opportunity to carry out these important projects, with the aim of reducing travel times and increasing the safety of the local community and visitors to the Fleurieu Sur region. CPB Contractors will deliver the works with a strong focus on safety, quality, the environment and on minimizing impacts on the local community “, assures the president and CEO of Cimic, Juan Santamaría.
The duplication of lanes will affect approximately fifteen kilometers of highway in two different sections. Construction will begin in early 2022 and are expected to be completed in 2024.