Skanska wins £91million of road projects in India

Press release 12/11/2001 00:00 CET

Skanska’s Indian company has won a series of major road projects from the National Highways Authority of India totalling £91 million.

The largest won by Skanska Cementation India are two packages worth £50 million to widen and upgrade over 100 kilometres of Highway NH-46 in the state of Tamil Nadu. Covering the section from Vaniyambadi to Ranipet, it includes widening existing bridges and building new ones with completion set for March 2004.

The company is also responsible for two packages worth £28 million to widen and upgrade 62 kilometres of Highway NH-5 in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The scope of work along the Vizagichhaapuram section includes new service roads and bridges with completion set for January 2004.

The fifth package worth £13 million is the widening to four lanes of 35 kilometres of the Pune-Satara Road in the state of Maharashtra. The stretch of road is on Highway NH-4 and will be completed by November 2003.

The projects were awarded based on a combination of factors, including Cementation India’s capability, experience, skillbase and position as part of a global company.