Skanska builds extension of D1 highway in Slovakia for EUR 197M, about SEK 1.8 billion

Skanska has signed a contract with the National Highway Authority, NDS, in Slovakia to build an extension of the D1 highway in eastern Slovakia. The contract is worth EUR 197M, about SEK 1.8 billion, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska Czech Republic & Slovakia for the third quarter 2016.

The construction of the 14.4 kilometer section between Budimír and Bidovce, including an additional 1.1 kilometer of express road (R2/R4), will be financed by the European Regional Development Fund, OP Integrated Infrastructure 2014-2020 and the state budget. The section includes a total of 23 bridges, four overpasses and noise barriers. The longest bridge, over the Torysa River, will be 542 meter long.

The expected construction commencement date is November this year and the completion is scheduled for December 2019.

Skanska Czech Republic & Slovakia had revenues of about SEK 5.6 billion in 2015 and about 4,000 employees. In the region Skanska is also active in the development of office buildings through Skanska Commercial Development Europe and residential development through Skanska Residential Development Europe.

For further information, please contact:

Ondřej Svatoň, Communication and Marketing Director, Skanska Czech Republic & Slovakia, tel: +420 737 256 304

Andreas Joons, Press Officer, Skanska AB, tel +46 (0)10-449 04 94

Direct line for media: tel +46 (0)10 448 88 99

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