The contract will be included in Skanska’s order bookings for Europe for Q3 2021. It will involve the construction of the 8.8 km section of the D55 between Staré Město and Moravský Písek, including nine bridges and two multi-level crossings.

The project is to be financed by the European Regional Development Fund, the EU’s Operational Programme for Integrated Infrastructure 2014–2020 and the Czech state budget.

Construction work is expected to begin in August 2021 and should be completed in the autumn of 2024.