Caverion has signed a contract with Strabag Infrastructure & Safety Solutions to design and install the operational and safety-related equipment for the tunnel chain Klaus on the motorway A9 Pyhrn in Upper Austria. The contract covers the technical disciplines of Electricity, Information and Communication Services, Security and Safety as well as Ventilation and Air Conditioning. The value of the contract is approximately EUR 4.8 million and it includes Design & Engineering, Project Management and Project Execution.
The tunnel chain Klaus section of the A9 Pyhrn Motorway in Austria is approximately 8 km long and it is located around 130 km east of Salzburg. It is one of the nine most important Alpine transit routes connecting the South-East of Europe with the North.
“Our clients value Caverion’s technical know-how and the standard of our work. We are not only a competent partner in design, but also in tunnel technologies with expert knowledge in medium-voltage, climate control and ventilation technologies. This is an additional advantage for our clients who get full service from one partner”, says Manfred Simmet, Senior Vice President & CEO, Division Austria of Caverion.
“Caverion’s competence Centre for tunnel engineering in Melk, Austria has over 30 employees. The focus lies on the erection and maintenance of tunnel and environmental engineering systems. Caverion Melk is specialist in integrated, comprehensive solutions and services, besides fault management and modernisation and renovation of systems. We have a lot of references and satisfied clients, served by our competent and reliable professionals. Thanks to continuous collaboration with partners and our own development efforts, we remain at the forefront in the design and installation of modern traffic control systems”, Mr. Simmet continues.
STRABAG Infrastructure & Safety Solutions belongs to Caverion’s general contractors client segment. The total contract of the tunnel chain Klaus comprises the electrical equipment of four tunnels in accordance with current safety standards.