Skanska SK and Strabag together offer lowest sum for construction of D1 section

Construction companies Skanska SK and Strabag have reportedly submitted the cheapest bid for construction of one of the remaining sections of Slovakia’s main D1 highway. They offered to build the Lietavská Lúčka-Dubná Skala section, including the 7.5-kilometre Višňové tunnel, for €338.3 million, the TASR newswire reported.

Construction companies Skanska SK and Strabag have reportedly submitted the cheapest bid for construction of one of the remaining sections of Slovakia’s main D1 highway. They offered to build the Lietavská Lúčka-Dubná Skala section, including the 7.5-kilometre Višňové tunnel, for €338.3 million, the TASR newswire reported.

The second lowest bid, submitted by Doprastav, was reportedly €382.8 million, while the third, submitted by a consortium consisting of Dúha and Impregilo, was €409.8 million, TASR wrote.

The state had originally assumed that the bids would be up to three times higher.

Construction should take about six years. When completed, Višňové will be the longest tunnel in Slovakia.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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