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Spain advertises €1.4bn road concession

26 Aug 11 Spain’s development ministry has started the tender process for a €1,356m (£1.195m) concession contract for the A-66 highway between Benavente and Zamora.

The contract for the Ministerio de Fomento involves the construction of 49km of highway together with the maintenance and operation for 30 years. Construction of section of the A-66 will complete a key link between the north and south of Spain.

The €1.356bn total budget for the concession, advertised in Spain’s official gazette, includes €267m for the construction of the highway.

The contract will be in accordance with the public-private partnership system established by the government in a special infrastructure plan in April 2010. 

The concessionaire will receive a monthly fee, with the highway being free to the user. Income will on the quality of service rendered to ensure that the infrastructure is well maintained throughout the 30-year concession.

Details from the Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish).

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