A1/A6 MOTORWAY PPP
- Reference: 20110328
- Release date: 15 March 2012
KONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN through Rijskwaterstaat, a body of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment
The project is part of a wider program to improve traffic on the road corridor between Schiphol-Amsterdam-Almere (SAA). The project involves widening and maintaining approximately 21 km of the A1/A6 motorway.
Almere, to the East of Amsterdam, has been identified as an area for future urban development. Rijskwaterstaat estimates the A1/A6 widening as necessary to support both future population growth and ease existing congestion.
EUR 200 million
EUR 1369 million
The project was included in the national strategic planning (MIRT) before the application of SEA Directive. It falls under Annex II of EIA Directive 97/11 and has been screened in by the competent authorities and subject to a full EIA. The approval of the EIA is embedded in the Route Decision, ratified on 4/01/2012 and received by the Bank. There are 3 Natura 2000 sites in the project area which the project is not expected to impact significantly. Compliance with Habitats (92/43/EEC) and Birds Directives (79/409/EEC) will be verified during appraisal.
The project is being procured as a PPP - DBFM, through an international open tender with publication in OJEU (ref.2011/S 106-173608), under a competitive dialogue procedure. The Concessionaire will be responsible to design, build, finance and maintain the investment under a 25 year term service contract. At present, the project is at dialogue stage with 3 consortia. Procurement process and its compliance on Directive 2004/18/EC will be verified in detail during appraisal.
Signed - 26/02/2013.
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