The Basque government’s Euskal Trenbide Sarea (ETS) has awarded a €53.2m contract to a consortium led by Sacyr Construcción and Cavosa, alongside Campezo, Mariezcurrena and Zubieder for the construction of the Miraconcha-Easo urban section of the Topo rail line, passing through the centre of San Sebastián.
The underground section of 2,087m will pass through a tunnel mined with shearers, except for the last section, an open air dummy tunnel. The contract includes the construction of two underground stations at Concha and Easo.
The main works include a platform and superstructure for the road between the Pio Baroja access ramp and the Morlans underground; Concha station, which includes the station vault, three access pathways and an elevator; Easo station, including the vault, two access pathways and two elevators; Morlans emergency access and ventilation ramp; and connection with the Donostia Line-Hendaia by Eusko Train in Morlans.
Sacyr, in consortium with Saceem, has also won a €60.7m contract for the remodelling and expansion of the Andrés Avelino Cáceres sports complex in Lima (Peru), which will host the baseball, rugby, hockey, softball, water polo, Basque pelota and pelota frontón competitions of the Pan American Games 2019.
The 215,000 sq m facility will be located in the Lima district of Villa María del Triunfo and include an area for athletes and coaching staff, a gym, an area for the referees and judges, a storeroom, an office area for the national federation and facilities for spectators.
The project includes the construction of a rugby stadium with an estimated capacity of 2,500 spectators in an area of 2,217 sq m; a hockey stadium with an estimated capacity of 2,000 spectators in an area of 2,654 sq m; a baseball stadium with an estimated capacity of 3,000 spectators in an area of 2,051 sq m.
It also features a softball stadium with estimated capacity of 2,000 spectators, 500 seated and 1,500 standing, in an estimated area of 1,589 sq m; a baskque pelota and pelota frontón stadium with an estimated capacity of 700 spectators in an area of 5,825 sq m.
Furthermore, the project includes a waterpolo stadium, which has a roofed aquatic centre with two heated pools: one for competition and one for warming up, with an estimated capacity of 2,000 spectators, 500 seated and 1,500 standing, in an estimated area of 10.124 sq m.