M5 motorway

161 km of motorway - Concession

Linear Projects (motorways)

Hungary, 1996-2006 (in 3 steps)

General description

The motorway links Budapest to the south-western area of Hungary, and is part of a major Eastern-European through-route (Turkey-Germany). 

MAIN CHARACTERISTICS

The works carried out on the 161-km-long M5 motorway were carried out in 3 phases. They involved building a dual two-lane motorway over a distance of 100 km in Phase 1 (1996–1998), 46 km in Phase 2 (2004–2005), and 15 km in Phase 3 (2005–2006).

 

Customer / Concession authority : Concession Motorway Department of the Hungarian Ministry of Transport

Concession period :  35 years

Consortium

BOUYGUES TRAVAUX PUBLICS (lead firm) 50%; BAU HOLDING 50%

Project owner

AKA Zrt (CONCESSIONAIRE)

Key figures

161 km

of dual two-lane motorway (total)

64

bridges, viaducts, etc.

66

months of work (total)

Locations

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