The Rotebro Link, Sweden

County road 267 in northern Stockholm is an important, busy link between the E4 and the E18. To improve the traffic flow on this section, the contractor Svevia has been hired by the Swedish Transport Administration to widen a 6 km section from one to two lanes in each direction.

The assignment also includes gradeseparated intersections, wildlife crossings, noise abatement and a separate path for pedestrians and cyclists. The overarching goal of the investment is greater accessibility and improved road safety.

The new road will open to traffic in spring 2019. According to Lennart Eriksson, Department Manager Manufacturing, the Rotebro link assignment is very much in line with Svevia’s strategy to build and maintain roads.

“From our asphalt plant at Arlanda, last year we produced and laid AG22, ABB22 and ABB16 with a 70/100 binder. Before the summer we’ll be laying a polymer-modified surface that contains Nypol 67.”

Safety

Safety first

‘Get home safely’ was the subject of this autumn's Aggregate Industries Safety Events.

Interview

Planning ahead

The civil engineering industry is pressing for a new Danish infrastructure plan. Many major projects, which will benefit both Denmark and Europe, are dependant on such a plan. Anders Hundahl explains more.

Projects

E18, Norway

After two intensive years, the construction company NCC has finished asphalting the 23 km stretch of the E18 between Arendal and Tvedestrand in southern Norway.

Projects

Storstrøm bridge, Denmark

The Danish State is currently building the new Storstrøm Bridge between Zealand and Falster. The bridge, which is part of the planned Fehmarn Belt link between Denmark and Germany, has a budget of approx. EUR 560 million and will open for traffic in 2022.

Noted

The score for quality is lower

Roberto Crotti, World Economic Forum (WEF), on the state of the European road network.

Interview on the link between roads and competitiveness


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