The Malta Independent 14 April 2024, Sunday
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€22.5 million Kappara junction project contract signed

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 13:40 Last update: about 9 years ago

The Department of Contracts today signed a contract agreement worth €22,470,006.53 with the Spanish joint venture SJ Kappara K.V. for the construction of a grade separated junction at Node EA15 in Kappara, the Department of Information said.

The contract was by the Director General of the Department of Contracts, Mr Anthony Cachia, on behalf of the Government of Malta, and the joint venture’s administrator, Mr Alvaro Bastida Cilleruelo. Present for the ceremony were Minister for Finance, Edward Scicluna, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Joe Mizzi, Transport Malta Chairman, James Piscopo, and representatives of the Spanish joint venture.

Apart from the construction of the grade separated junction itself, the contract provides, inter alia, for the construction of the merging and diverging lanes to connect the overpass with the adjoining roads, traffic management during the construction works, road construction works including underground infrastructure and street furniture works, the shifting of existing services and installation of new services infrastructure, as well as the design and building of other structures.

The DOI did not give details with regard to the start of the works and their estimated completion date.

 

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