Globalvia, part-owned by the global infrastructure and environmental services group FCC, and Sacyr have been awarded the contract for the operation, maintenance and renewal of all the toll-free motorway segments in the Greater Dublin area in Ireland. The contract has an initial 5-year term, can be extended for a further two years and is worth 35 million euros.
During the contract period, Globalvia and Sacyr will be responsible for providing winter maintenance, incident response, routine maintenance and renewal works. In addition to the 161 km of motorway segments, the contract includes the operation, maintenance and renewal of another 109 km of slip roads and roundabouts, according to the company.
Currently, Globalvia is the main operator of Ireland´s busiest motorways, with segments that exceed traffic volumes of 100,000 vehicles per day.
FCC’s global projects include the new €6 billion Riyadh metro – the longest metro in the world under construction at 176 kilometres – and the £600 million Mersey Gateway, FCC’s largest UK Project to date.