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Project Highlights
Sector highways and roads
Country Romania
Location Braila
Type of Contract EPC
Contract value EUR 435 million (of which 60% Astaldi share)
Customer CNAIR, a company of Romania’ Ministry of Infrastructures
Contractor Astaldi (leader,60%) as part of a JV with IHI (Japan, 40% )
Progress in progress
Construction from 2018

The contract entails the design and construction of a suspension bridge measuring a total of 1,975 metres in length, with a central span of 1,120 metres and two side spans of 490 m and 365 m. The construction of two viaducts to access the bridge is also planned, measuring 110 m in length, and approximately 23 km of access roads.

The customer is CNAIR, a state-owned company, controlled by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructures of Romania. The works are included in the country’s Transport Master Plan and are financed through dedicated EU funding, as part of the European POIM programme.

Design and construction works will be performed by a JV comprising Astaldi (leader, with a 60% interest) and the Japanese company IHI (with a 40% interest).