News Column


July 25, 2014

Status : Active Phase : Planning (Under appraisal) Reference: 20140316 Release date: 23 July 2014 Promoter Financial Intermediary : SOCIETE DES AUTOROUTES PARIS-RHIN-RHONE Location : France Sector(s) : Transport Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount) : EUR 250 million Total cost (Approximate amount) : EUR 500 million Description : The project consists of elements of the scheduled 2014-2018 investment programme under the State concession. Objectives : The majority of the benefits of the project are expected to be improvements in environment and in traffic fluidity and management, leading to reduced congestion. In addition, most of the planned investments are located on the TEN-T. Environmental aspects : The project schemes fall under Annex II of the EIA Directive 2011/92/EC, except for the new link between A89 and A6 which falls under Annex I. Compliance with the SEA Directive 2001/42/EC, EIA Directive 2011/92/EU, Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC and Birds Directives 2009/147/EC will be reviewed at appraisal. Procurement : The Bank will require the Promoter to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project have been/shall be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation (Dir 2004/18/EC and/or 2004/17/EC and Dir. 2007/66/EC amending Directives 89/665/EEC and 92/13/EEC ) as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the EU, with publication of tender notices in the EU Official Journal, as and where required. It should be noted that since 2007, tender procedures for works, services and supplies by motorway concessionaires in France are defined in line with the relevant EU Directives transposed in French law. These procedures have been included in APRR and AREA concession contracts. Compliance with the Directive on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure (to be approved in 2014) will also be verified at appraisal.

Project completion date : 2015-07-31 12:00:00


Address : 36, rue du Docteur Schmitt Saint Apollinaire, 21850 France Website :

Country :France

Financier : European Investment Bank (EIB),

Financier address : Financier : European Investment Bank 98-100, boulevard Konrad Adenauer L-2950 Luxembourg Website : Tel : (+352) 43 79 1 Fax : (+352) 43 77 04

For more stories on investments and markets, please see HispanicBusiness' Finance Channel

Source: TendersInfo (India)

Story Tools Facebook Linkedin Twitter RSS Feed Email Alerts & Newsletters