“LATVIJAS TILTI”JSC has finished construction works of an overpass in Vilnius on Gelezinio Vilko Street and put it into commission

New Gelezinio Vilko Street overpass in Vilnius is now operating. The construction works included renovation of almost 16 km of utility networks and 80 percent of them are located underground. LNK Group holding’s construction enterprise “LATVIJAS TILTI” JSC, which is a part of LNK Industries branch, implemented road construction works in cooperation with their Lithuanian partner-enterprise “Kauno keliai”.

The overpass itself is just a small part of all completed works. Most of the works were carried out underground –16 km of sewerage and other networks were renovated. Almost one kilometre long bicycle road was arranged along the Nere River, 1121 meters long section of the street was renovated and 177.5 meters long overpass for turning to Gostauto Street was constructed. “LATVIJAS TILTI” JSC carried out works as a general partner, together with Lithuanian enterprise "Kauno keliai".

According to the calculations, the overpass will be used by about 16 000 cars per day. It is one of the most significant traffic junctures in Vilnius.

“LATVIJAS TILTI” and Lithuanian enterprise “Kauno keliai” have won the tender for overpass construction organised by Vilnius municipality. Works lasted for almost two years and the project with the total value of almost 9 million euro (31 million litas) was funded from the EU, Vilnius municipality and Lithuanian government assets. Ceremonial opening was carried out in the presence of the mayor of Vilnius Arturas Zuokas and Transport Minister of Lithuania Rimants Sinkevics.

About LNK Industries Group general partnership

LNK Industries Group general partnership was established by two LNK Group holding enterprises - LNK Industries JSC and Latvijas tilti JSC. LNK Industries JSC specialises in innovative construction and manufacturing turnkey project implementation. The main scope of activity of LNK Industries is construction of manufacturing, civil and infrastructural objects. The enterprise is specialising in design, manufacture and placing of transportation technology systems and non-standard equipment, as well as in reinforced concrete structures and large-size metal structures manufacture.

Latvijas tilti JSC is one of the major construction enterprises in Latvia that specialises on construction and reconstruction of bridges, overpasses and tunnels, as well as on construction and reconstruction of sea piers and bench reinforcements.

More about Latvijas tilti JSC: www.latvijas-tilti.lv