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Chile

Industrial Bridge

  • Client: Ministry of Public Works
  • Contract term:
    Dec.2014 - Dec.2052

Concession company: Sociedad Concesionaria Puente Industrial, S.A.

Description of the concession

In 2014, OHL Concesiones received from the Ministry of Public Works the official document of the award of the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of the Industrial Bridge, the main section of which is the bridge over the Biobío River in Concepción Province.

This toll road with have a total length of 6.5 km, dual roadway and two lanes in each direction and will connect with Avenida Costanera in the commune of Hualpén and Route 160 in the commune of San Pedro de la Paz. The project includes the construction of the new Industrial Bridge, the fourth viaduct over the Biobío River, 2.5 km in length, including a number of supplementary works such as grade-separated interchanges and a railway overpass.

Benefits for society

The infrastructure is located in Concepción Province, which belongs to the VIIIth Region of Biobío, one of Chile's most important industrial centers, where fishing, forestry, iron and steel and manufacturing are the core industries. The construction of this toll road will significantly improve the carriage of goods to the ports, increasing connectivity in a north-south direction.

Infrastructure location