The Project Danube Bridge 2 Started

Sofia, Bulgaria – The project "Building of New Combined Bridge (Road and Railway) over the River Danube near Vidin – Kalafat" started 2007-01-30 after the signing of the contract for independent projecting and building supervision and the contract for projecting and building. The ceremony attended the Minister of Transport Peter Mutafchiev, parliament deputies, the Head of the Delegation of the EU Commission in Bulgaria Michael Humphreys, The Ambassador of The Republic of France Yves Saint-Geours, and The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain Fernando Arias González.

The independent supervision upon the building, and the projecting control will be carried out by the consortium between the French company INGEROP and the British Firma High – Point Rendel. The contract was signed by the Deputy Minister of Transport Vesela Gospodinova and the Head of the Board of INGEROP Christian Delage.

The Spanish company FCC Construction S.A. was approved as an executor of the projecting and building of the second bridge over the river Danube, near Vidin – Kalafat. On behalf of Bulgaria the contract was signed by the Deputy Minister of Transport Vesela Gospodinova and on the part of Spain by the Regional Manager of FCC Ignacio Ruiz Larrea Aranda.

Additional background information (provided by Infrasite’s Editorial Staff)

Pan-European Transport Corridor IV: Dresden-Prague-Bratislava/Vienna-Budapest-Arad