Roads and Bridges

A1 Motorway, Germany

The A1 Motorway project involves widening of 72km of existing motorway between Hamburg and Bremen in Northern Germany (part of the A-Modell pilot schemes).

The project is the largest PPP project awarded in Germany to date with an investment volume of €417m. Financial Close was achieved on 10 July 2008 only 30 days after Contract Award. Construction was completed in October 2012, 2.5 months ahead of schedule. The duration of the contract is 30 years.

John Laing and Bilfinger Berger Project Investments each have a share of 42.5% in the A1 mobil Consortium, with Johann Bunte taking 15%. The Consortium was advised by Linklaters (legal) and Macquarie (finance).

John Laing - A1 Motorway, Germany