Euroscut Açores Motorway is a shadow toll motorway. This motorway rehabilitation, construction and operation project is based on the concession model. Euroestudios was the leading partner of the Joint Venture that was awarded the construction supervision contract by the concessionaire.

It is a two-lane dual carriageway motorway, 89.7 km in length. It covers three corridors. The south axis links the airport to the south of the island. The north axis improves connection between the most important populated areas in the island. The north-east axis enhances connectivity with the less developed regions of Sao Miguel.

Main technical features:

– 89.7 km:

  •  73.4 km of new motorway sections
  • 15.3 km of rehabilitated sections

– 27 viaducts totalling 5,090 metres in length
– Number of overpasses: 40
– Number of underpasses: 30
– Number of interchanges: 14

Client

Concesionaria Euroscut Açores

Project Dates

2011

Partners

COBA (37,5%)
NORMA AÇORES (25%)

Project Figures

Project costs: 5,098,493 €
Construction value: 1,218,483,994 €