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HUNGARY Strabag consortium wins EUR 246 mln M6 contract

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A consortium led by the Hungarian subsidiary of Strabag has been awarded a HUF 90.45 bln (EUR 245.58 mln) contract to complete the M6 motorway to the Croatian border.

The S-D 2020 M6 consortium, comprising Strabag Építő Kft. (50.12 pct) and Duna Aszfalt, will complete the remaining 20 km of the M6 motorway between Bóly and Ivándárda on Hungary’s border with Croatia. The project is scheduled to be completed within 36 months.

Closing this gap creates a new border crossing with Croatia as part of the Hungarian motorway network. It will significantly reduce the travel time for international passenger and road freight traffic.
Thomas Birtel, the CEO of Strabag SE

The project entails the construction of three junctions, 16 bridges and a service area as well as a turnkey motorway maintenance facility with office buildings, weighbridge and filling station. The M6 motorway forms part of the 702 km Pan-European transport corridor Vc (European route E73), from Budapest via Osijek and Sarajevo to the southern Croatian port city of Ploče. In 2010, Strabag completed a section of the M6 between Szekszárd and Bóly and of the M60 between Bóly and Pécs.

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