New Grand Paris metro promoter the Société du Grand Paris has published details on the eight civil engineering contracts that will be available for tender.
The Société du Grand Paris is a public agency set up by the French government to design and implement the new Grand Paris automatic metro. It has published a preliminary information notice in the Official Journal of the European Union about the first civil engineering works contracts for Line 15 South of the Grand Paris Express. Works include 33km of underground lines, 16 stations between Pont-de-Sèvres and Noisy-Champs, and 38 related engineering structures.
The work will be split into eight main contracts. The Société du Grand Paris plans to select five to seven candidates for each tender process. Bidding is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2015 and last up to a year.
Contracts will include station construction, bored tunnels, structures including transitional building and works to the lines such as emergency access and ventilation. and additional works to the lines (emergency access, ventilation). Related works that are not included in the first contracts will be put out to tender separately from 2016 onwards.