Award of the AVE track section between Cañaveral and the Alcántara Reservoir, Spain

The works for the AVE (high speed train) section of track between Cañaveral and the Alcántara Reservoir have been awarded to the Joint Venture formed by Copisa and Copasa. This section is double track with international gauge and mixed traffic and will also be the longest viaduct in Extremadura, measuring 1,488 m with a central arch of 324 m. Two bridges over the Regato de Cuervo are also projected, of 162 m and 114 m. The award budget comes to 64.8 million euro.