The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the first lot of Maritza motorway from Orizovo to Dimitrovgrad, took place today, Tuesday 2nd August, at Chirpan in Bulgaria.
The contract, worth 68 million euro, was awarded to Cmc di Ravenna by the Bulgarian Road Infrastructure Agency.
The ceremony was attended by the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, the Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Rosen Plevneliev, the Road Infrastructure Agency Chairman Sergey Mihalev, the Italian ambassador to Sofia Stefano Benazzo and by the Chief Executive Officer of Cmc di Ravenna, Mr. Dario Foschini.
Maritza motorway is part of Pan-European transport corridor Dresden-Budapest-Sofia-Istanbul and of North-South trans-European motorway which connects Eastern and Central Europe with the Middle East and Asia.
This contract marks the entry into the Eastern Europe construction market of Cmc di Ravenna that, in order to consolidate its presence in the Balkans Region, will open a new Representative Office in Sofia within the month of September.