Bildøykrysset at the new Sotra road.

Multiconsult set to deliver engineering services for the Sotra project

Statens vegvesen has selected the Sotra Link to design, build and operate the Sotra project PPP (NO: Rv.555 Sotrasambandet) outside Bergen at the west coast of Norway. Sotra Link includes Macquarie Group Ltd, SK Ecoplant Co. Ltd Webuild S.p.A. Multiconsult is set to deliver design and engineering services as the main designer, except for the suspension bridge.

7. September 2021

The contract is subject to final agreement with the contractors. The design work is planned to start within 1-2 months. The Sotra project is a new road system, including main road, tunnels, secondary roads, bridges, structures and large intersections between Kolltveit, Øygarden municipality and Storavatnet, Bergen municipality.

The total PPP (Public-private partnership) project has a budget of more than NOK 19 billion. The total project is currently not funded and must await approval in the National Budget for 2022. The contract for the design and build phase is expected to be signed in first half of 2022.

Read more: Sotra Link is the winner of the rv. 555 Sotra Connection PPP contract.