Skanska wins contract on Stockholm metro expansion

Skanska has signed a contract with the Stockholm Regional Council, Sweden to do frame completion and tunnel installations in the extension of the blue metro line from Akalla to Barkarby.

The contract is worth about $98.5m (SEK 900 million), which is included in the order bookings for Sweden in the fourth quarter of 2021.

Work includes the production of design and documentation for lifts, escalators and cable cars at the new stations Barkarby and Barkarbystaden. The extension of the metro’s blue line will go completely underground and the stations will be approximately 30 meters below ground level.

The project will focus on minimizing climate impact and be conducted in accordance with the Ceequal environmental certification system. The goal for the customer is the level Very good. The Ceequal work will be integrated in design and production.

Skanska will start with preparations immediately and the project will be completed before the end of 2025.

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