Astaldi has been awarded a €627M EPC Contract to carry out the civil works and the electromechanical systems on the Kirazli- Halkalı section of the Istanbul Underground. The project calls for the construction of 10km of twin-tube tunnel, 7km bored by TBM, as well as 9 stations.
Work is slated to begin immediately, and is scheduled to take some two and a half years. Construction will be performed by the Astaldi Group (15% stake), in a joint venture with the Turkish companies Makyol (29%), Ictas (28%), and Kalyon (28%).
The Client is the Municipality of Istanbul.