Spain’s Sacyr wins $142m road contract in Texas

Spanish infrastructure group Sacyr has been awarded a $142m contract by the Texas Department of Transport for a 13.2km bypass to US Route 59.

Sacyr will design and build a four-lane road around the town of Diboll, compete with watercourse and 28 junctions.

Sacyr has been active in the US since 2018, and has accrued a construction backlog of $640m.

Route 59 runs north to south across the US, from Texas, where it is also known as the Lloyd Bentsen Highway, to Minnesota and the Canadian border.

Image: A water tower in Diboll, Texas (Hourick/Wikimedia Commons/Public domain)

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