YIT and Stockholm Vatten AB have signed an agreement on E2 tunnel works for the new wastewater tunnel in Stockholm, Sweden. The work will begin in January 2020. The value of the contract is approximately EUR 130 million. The project is booked in the order backlog of the second quarter in 2019.
The project is part of the development of Henriksdal wastewater treatment plant. YIT has been successfully working in Henriksdal since 2016 in different projects. The new contract covers tunneling works, concrete works, rock engineering for pumping stations and installation of pumping stations and pipelines. The main tunnel runs under the urban area between Bromma and Sickla in Stockholm and it will be approximately 14 kilometers long. YIT will construct 7.7 kilometers of the tunnel.
The Henriksdal wastewater treatment plant is the largest in Sweden and one of the largest in Europe. It serves approximately one million people and treats approximately 2/3 of the municipal wastewater of the Stockholm area. It is also one of the world’s largest wastewater treatment plants located inside rock.
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