Astaldi is pleased to announce that, following authorisation from the Antitrust Authority and the favourable outcome of a meeting of the Italian Government’s Interministerial Economic Programming Committee («CIPE») on 10 August 2016 regarding the completion of the A-31 Valdastico motorway, the final contract of sale of Re. Consult Infrastrutture S.p.A. to Abertis, the Spanish toll-road operator, has been signed today. All the conditions defined in the preliminary sale agreement, signed on 10 May 2016, have now been met.
Today, Astaldi, leader of the joint venture with a 42.51% interest, also comprising Ghella, Oberosler, COGEIS and P.A.C., signed the contract for performance of the «Mules 2-3» Lot of the Brenner Base Tunnel, with a value of approximately EUR 1 billion, with Brenner Basistunnel (BBT SE).
“The Third Bosphorus Bridge is a bridge of firsts that brings the industry of professional engineering to new heights. Astaldi is proud to have played a leading role in this ground-breaking project that demanded the very best in engineering skill and advanced technology. The bridge will not only bring new growth to the region and alleviate traffic pressure within Istanbul, but it will also create a new important link between Europe and Asia” commented Paolo Astaldi, Chairman of Astaldi Group.