The contract includes the design, construction and financing of a 42-km highway and the subsequent operation of 74 km, consisting of the new section and an existing 32-km section.
The contract includes the design, construction and financing of a 42-km motorway and the subsequent operation of 74 km of motorway, consisting of the new section and an existing 32-km section.
The A-30 motorway has several unique elements; the tunnel under the Soulanges Canal and two major bridges, the bridge over Saint Lawrence River, measuring 1,860 metres long and the bridge over the Beauharnois Canal, measuring 2,550 metres long. The latter holds two world records: the longest incrementally launched bridge and the longest cantilever bridge in North America
18,900 direct and indirect jobs have been created over the duration of the completion of the works.
To bypass Montreal’s metropolitan area, thus reducing the flow of vehicles crossing the island where the second most densely populated city in Canada is located.
Promoting economic development of a key area south of Montreal.
Bridge over the Beauharnois Canal measuring 2,550 metres long, the longest cantilever bridge in North America.
Most relevantconcessional awards of the industry: The ‘Project Financing Gold Award’ awarded by the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships and the North America Deal of the Year, by PFI (Project Finance Magazine).
It has also been awarded the following prizes: