Skanska will construct the last part of the E6 highway in the southwest Sweden. The client is Trafikverket (the Swedish Transport Administration) and the contract is worth SEK 453 million (approx. 52 mln), which will be included in order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the first quarter of 2013.
The E6 road is an important infrastructure link between the Öresund, Gothenburg and Oslo regions. The last part that Skanska will complete is 7.5 kilometers, between Pålen and Tanumshede on the Swedish west coast.
Construction work will start immediately, and the road will open for traffic in the summer 2015.
Skanska Sweden is one of Sweden's largest construction companies, with operations in building and civil-engineering construction. The business unit has approximately 10,000 employees and revenue in 2011 amounted to approximately SEK 27 billion (approx. 3 bln). In Sweden, Skanska is also active in the development of residential construction and commercial premises.