Bouygues and geotechnical and civils firm Soletanche Bachy, part of Vinci Group, have won an £830M contract to build part of the Grand Paris Express metro line.
The contract, awarded by the project’s developer La Société du Grand Paris, is for the Villejuif to Créteil segment. The two firms in the JV are already working on the Paris metro line 14 extension, and the station upgrades at Saint-Lazare and Mairie de Saint-Ouen.
In total eight civil engineering contracts are available for tender.
Sweco is undertaking the overall project management and detailed civil design for Line 17 of the metro.