COLAS AND BOUYGUES CONSTRUCTION WIN A CONTRACT TO WIDEN A SECTION OF
A consortium comprising Colas Projects (project manager), Colas Centre-Ouest,
Aximum (the Road Safety & Signaling subsidiary of Colas) and Bouygues Travaux
Publics Régions France (a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction) signed a
contract with Cofiroute to widen Highway A10 in Touraine, France for a total
amount of 150 million euros (Colas share: 95 million euros, Bouygues Travaux
Publics Régions France share: 55 million euros).
The two-part contract calls for the widening of 25 kilometers of roadway on
Highway A10 between Veigné and Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine to 6 lanes: the first
section involves a 10-km stretch between the towns of Veigné and Sorigny for
70 million euros; the second section involves a 15-km stretch between the towns
of Sorigny and Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine for 80 million euros.
The project mainly comprises earthworks, modifications to existing access and
engineering structures (reconstruction of overpasses and widening of
underpasses), paving, drainage, equipment, signs and signaling.
Work will begin in July 2019, with completion scheduled for late 2022.
The project has been designed to improve traffic flow, and boost local
In 2018 and early 2019, Colas and Bouygues Construction paved the existing
median and installed concrete barriers on a 70-km section of Highway A10
between Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine and Poitiers.
About Colas (www.colas.com)
Colas, a subsidiary of the Bouygues Group, is a world leader whose mission is
to promote transport infrastructure solutions for sustainable mobility. With
58,000 employees in more than 50 countries on five continents, the Group
performs some 85,000 road construction and maintenance projects each year via
800 construction business units and 2,000 material production units.
In 2018, consolidated revenue at Colas totaled 13.2 billion euros (51% outside
of France). Net profit attributable to the Group amounted to 226 million
About Bouygues Construction
Bouygues Construction is a global player in construction, with operations in
more than 60 countries. It designs, builds and operates projects in the sectors
of building, infrastructure and industry. As a responsible and committed leader
in sustainable construction, Bouygues Construction sees innovation as its
primary source of added value: this is "shared innovation" that benefits its
customers at the same time as improving its productivity and the working
conditions of its 56 980 employees.
In 2018 Bouygues Construction generated sales of EUR12.4 billion.