Salini Impregilo has won a €718.8M contract to build a section of a new metro line for the Grand Paris Express, the biggest project of sustainable mobility in Europe.
Awarded by Societé du Grand Paris, the contract, known as Lot 2, will involve the excavation of 11.1km of tunnel and the construction of four stations at Aulnay, Sevran-Beaudottes, Sevran-Livry and Clichy Montfermeil, along with 11 related works.
Salini Impregilo will assign 20% of the value of the contract to local subcontractors and employ disadvantaged workers for 5% of the total number of hours estimated to be needed to complete its section of the metro line.
In March, Salini Impregilo and joint-venture partner Nouvelles Générations d’Entrepreneurs won a €203M contract to extend Line 14 of the Grand Paris Express to the Orly airport.
The work marks the Group’s return to France 20 years since it worked on the city’s Est-Ouest Liaison Express (EOLE) between 1992 and 1998. Salini Impregilo also contributed to the progressive expansion of the city’s metro, working on the METEOR line (Metro Est-Ouest Rapide).
The future Line 16 of Grand Paris Express will serve a number of communes in the northern and eastern part of metropolitan Paris.