The dedicated company A3 Nordbayern GmbH & Co. KG, especially created for the project will be in charge of the design, the widening from 4 lanes to 6 lanes, the operation and maintenance as well as the partial financing of these services.
Works will be carried out by a construction joint venture including Eiffage Infra-Bau and JOHANN BUNTE Bauunternehmung. Construction is scheduled to start May 2020 with completion of the motorway expected in November 2025. Specific phasing of the works is planned in order to reduce disturbance to the traffic during the works. The total construction volume is around €1.5 billion.
Operation and maintenance will be provided by a joint venture of the same companies. Engaged on the quality level, the project company remuneration is based on availability payment depending on road access at any time for users.
Concerning the environmental aspects, the project will include protection of endangered species and improvement of the existing noise protection system.
The A3 project is the largest motorway infrastructure PPP project concluded in Germany to date.