Release date: 19 November 2012
Promoter – Financial Intermediary
Construction of the Aruvalla-Kose road section and the Mäo bypass.
The Project consists of the re-construction and widening of the Aruvalla-Kose road section and the Mäo bypass, both located on the E263 Tallinn-Tartu-Vöry-Luhamaa road connecting Tallinn with the second largest city of Estonia, Tartu. It is part of the Trans-European Transport Network. The project mainly aims at improving road safety and capacity of the two road sections.
- Transport - Transportation and storage
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 9 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 78 million
The project was subject to an SEA as per Directive 2001/42/EC as it is part of the Road Management Plan 2007-2011 and the Investment Plan for Transport Infrastructure 2007-2013. It falls under Annex I of the EIA Directive 2011/92/EC and both sections were subject to a full EIA with public consultation. Both EIAs were approved by the competent authority in April 2008 for Aruvalla-Kose section and July 2005 for Mäo bypass.
All works are realised under Design&Build contract (FIDIC yellow book). For Mäo bypass, the works contract was published in the OJEU on 9/11/2007 under reference 2007/S 216-262465. Four bidders participated in the tender and the contract was signed on 26/5/2008 with AS Nordecon. For Väo-Maardu section, the tender was published in the OJEU on 17/11/2010 under reference 2010/S 223-341316. Three bidders participated in the tender and the contract was signed on 15/11/2011.
Approved - 20/12/2012
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