The contract covers the Holmene - Tassebekk stretch as part of project to expand the E18 in central Vestfold from two to four lanes.
The project will be carried out in cooperation with Veidekke's subsidiary Trafikk & Anlegg AS. Work starts at the turn of the year, and is to be completed in October 2014.
A total of 24km of new road is to be built under the three contracts. The two-lane road is being expanded to a four-lane road with a central barrier. Existing lanes will upgraded to cater for northbound traffic, while two new lanes for southbound traffic will be built to the west.
The contract comprises all work including asphalt and marking. Electrical, management, regulation and monitoring work as well as provision of local noise measures will be carried out under separate contracts.