Contract
France
Transport

VINCI Construction to carry out works on the north-eastern Metz bypass

  • Upgrading the A4 peri-urban motorway north of Metz into a three-lane dual carriageway
  • 24 months of works
  • A €46 million project

A consortium of VINCI Construction companies – VINCI Construction Terrassement (lead), Weiler, Entreprise Jean Lefebvre Lorraine and Signature Lorraine – has been selected by Sanef, the company that holds the concession for the A4 motorway, to widen the section bypassing Metz to the north-east, between the A4/A31 junction (at Croix de Hauconcourt) and A4/A315 junction (at Mey).

The A4, which connects Paris and Strasbourg, becomes a peri-urban motorway near Metz. This toll-free section handles long-distance north–south traffic as well as local traffic. Widening it by building a third lane in each direction will improve safety and ease flows on this stretch, which was built in 1975 and is used by more than 50,000 vehicles a day.

The widening works on this 8.5 km section will begin in April 2021, last 24 months and amount to €46 million. They include building two interchanges, lengthening one engineering structure and modifying the architecture of two others, creating a wildlife crossing in a hydraulic structure, and building retention ponds.

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VINCI Construction Terrassement

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Melanie Cadennes | Tel : +33(0) 7 60 59 12 69 | melanie.cadennes@vinci-construction.com

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VINCI Construction is a world leader in its fields, which encompass transport infrastructure, buildings, utilities and urban development projects. It operates through its networks of local and specialist subsidiaries, leveraging its specific expertise in major infrastructure projects. VINCI Construction’s 1,000 companies are involved in every stage of a structure’s life cycle (financing, design, construction and maintenance), are active in more than 100 countries, employ over 115,000 people and generated €23 billion in revenue in 2020.