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PRESS RELEASE 23 Mar 2011

Pöyry awarded EUR 4.2 million assignment for tunnel equipment rehabilitation project in Switzerland

PÖYRY PLC          Press release 23 March 2011 at 1.15 p.m.

 

Pöyry's Urban & Mobility business group has been awarded a contract in a consortium for the design and engineering services for the rehabilitation works of the operating and safety equipment by the Swiss Federal Roads Office FEDRO. Pöyry's share of the contract is EUR 4.2 million. The project will be completed by 2018.

 

Pöyry will provide the services in cooperation with Erb & Partner AG within the engineering consortium IG Kerenzerberg.

 

The technical works are intended to improve the safety of the tunnel with the adjustment of the 6-km-long tunnel to the latest requirements and shall thus guarantee operations for the next 25 years.

 

One of the key challenges during this project will be the planning of the rehabilitation measures during ongoing operations. The second big challenge will be a new exhaust gas extraction method to be implemented for the first time in Switzerland.

 

PÖYRY PLC

 

Additional information by:
David Hossli, President, Business Area Switzerland and Asia, Urban & Mobility Business Group, Switzerland
Tel. +41 76 356 2077
Andy Goodwin, President, Urban & Mobility Business Group, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 355 5555

 

Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability and responsible business. With quality and integrity at our core, we deliver best-in-class management consulting, total solutions, and design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, urban & mobility and water & environment. Pöyry has 7,000 experts and a local office network in about 50 countries. Pöyry's net sales in 2010 were EUR 682 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).

 

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