Five consortia for Pfons-Brenner tunnel tender

For the largest construction lot for the Brenner Base Tunnel, Pfons-Brenner section, five bids were tendered, from the following bidder consortia:
•    Impresa Pizzarotti & C. S.P.A., Implenia Österreich GmbH, Metrostav a.s., BeMo Tunnelling GmbH
•    Strabag AG, Salini Impregilo
•    Acciona Construcción, S.A., Impresa Cooperativa Muratori & Cementisti – C.M.C. di Ravenna Società Cooperativa
•    Astaldi S.p.A., Ghella S.p.A., Oberosler Cav. Pietro S.r.l., P.A.C. S.p.A.
•    Porr Bau GmbH, G. Hinteregger & Söhne Baugesellschaft m.b.H., Società Italiana per Condotte d’Acqua S.p.A., Itinera S.p.A.
The qualitative criteria are currently under evaluation. Once this phase is complete, the price bids will be opened in a public hearing.
The construction lot includes the excavation of the main tunnels between Pfons and Brenner, about 9 km of exploratory tunnel and the emergency stop and the cross-over at St. Jodok. In total, about 50 km of tunnel will be driven.
“This tender procedure as a further important milestone for the construction of the Brenner Base Tunnel, since over 80% of the works for the tunnel have now been tendered. Six years ago, Phase III – the construction phase of the tunnel – was launched,” Austrian CEO of BBT SE, Konrad Bergmeister said.
The BBT tunnel system includes about 230 km of tunnels. 62 km have already been excavated, which is about a fourth of the total volume of excavations.

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