Saturday, February 24, 2024

OHLA was awarded a new contract in Illinois for 306 million euros

This Thursday, OHLA was awarded a new agreement with the United States through its subsidiary Judlau Contracting. As reported by the construction company in a statement, the new contract in Illinois (United States) will cost up to 305.7 million euros (323.8 million dollars). This award is added to the one achieved for the improvements of the New York subway, which highlights the project portfolio strength of the company in the United States, with a total of 835 million euros.

This new agreement increases the number of projects performed by the company for the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (Istha) since it began its activity in the Midwest of the United States in 2014.

The Illinois contract, which affects the southbound Tri-State Tollway (I-294), specifically the I-290/I-88 interchange, includes demolition and excavation work, the construction of 13 new steel bridge beams and precast concrete, and the removal of pavement and the laying of new concrete for about 4 kilometers of road and shoulder in the south direction. the removal and replacement of nearly 17,100 square meters of new noise attenuation wall and the construction of nearly 17,000 square meters of retaining wall.

The presence of Judlau Contracting

The Judlau Group, as detailed by the company, will also create drainage and utility improvements, ‘intelligent transport system’ infrastructure, temporary and permanent lighting systems, erosion control measures, and landscaping improvements. To this will be added, among other aspects, the placement of signs and the maintenance of traffic operations.

OHLA’s subsidiary, Judlau, now has 13 active contracts in the US Midwest., including “major projects” in road and bridge reconstruction for clients such as the Illinois Department of Transportation, the City of Chicago, and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Chicago.

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