Bidding for Czech highway deals
First publishedon www.WorldHighways.com
The tender process for upgrade works on the D1 highway in the Czech Republic is attracting international bidding. The five sections of highway are worth €173.2 million in all, with investments of €59 million planned for 2012. Companies entering bids so far include Metrostav, Skanska, Strabag, Eurovia CS, Swietelsky Stavebni, OHL ZS, Dalnicni Stavby Praha. Bidders also include several consortia including one comprising M-Silnice, Bogl a Krysl and Berger Bohemia and one made up of Hochtief CZ and Silnice Caslav. Also in the Czech Republic, 11 firms are bidding for the construction of two new stretches of the D3 highway stretches with a combined value of €105.76 million. Bidders include Metrostav, Skanska, Strabag, Eurovia CS, Swietelsky Stavebni. They also include a consortium comprising Berger Bohemia, SMP CZ, VHS and Bogl a Krysl and another consortium made up of Held&Francke CZ and Firesta-Fiser. Consortia headed by Colas, Alpine Bau, Imos Brno and Hochtief are also bidding. Construction work is expected to commence in autumn 2012.