ACCIONA Construction covers the whole range of construction, from engineering to the performance of works and their later maintenance, and also the management of public works concessions, particularly in the field of transport and social infrastructures.
The organization has three specialized business units: 1) Bridges, Roads and Special Structures; 2) Railroads and Tunnels; and 3) Ports and Hydro, together with the areas of Engineering, Concessions and other businesses (Metal structures, Maintenance, Machinery…).
In an increasingly globalized and complex world, ACCIONA Construction is firmly committed to international consolidation and expansion as a key element in its growth and development strategy. Working in this direction, the company has developed and participated in some of the biggest works projects in the world over the last 50 years.
ACCIONA Construction's experience in building highways and expressways covers more than 5,000 kilometers of these roadways all over the world. A leader in construction and engineering solutions, ACCIONA Construction has also become a world benchmark company in the construction of all kinds of bridges and viaducts: footbridges and arched, suspension or hanging bridges in concrete, metal… or a combination of both.
ACCIONA Construction has more than 100 years’ experience in the construction of railroad infrastructure in hundreds of projects. It has designed and built more than 3,000 kilometers of lines, of which more than 1,200 km are high-speed. It has also participated in the construction of subway and tramway systems all over the world and has a long track record in underground works, where it stands out for its geotechnics research and the use of mechanical bores and ventilation systems, plus the definitive use of the tunneling machine as the safest boring method to reduce working times.
ACCIONA Construction has undertaken several maritime projects for public and private customers worldwide. It has built innumerable ports, dry docks and shipyards, quayside berths and canals, and a large number of leisure marinas. This makes it a key player in driving the international trade of passengers and goods.
With accumulated experience in 34 concessions, ACCIONA Construction is one of the main players in the private development of infrastructures in the world, both in terms of the number of projects and revenues earned.
ACCIONA Concessions undertakes the private development, design, construction, finance, management, operation and maintenance ofinfrastructures in the social area – universities and hospitals – and the field of transport: roads, railroads, ports and irrigation schemes.
ACCIONA Engineering has all of the know-how accumulated by the ACCIONA Group over more than 50 years. It is involved in all areas of civil and industrial engineering, architecture, consulting, innovation and the environment. It has undertaken projects in more than 60 countries in the last 5 years, and comprises the following specialised business units: Roads, Railways, Metros and Tramways, Airports, Infrastructure Management, Architecture and Urban Planning, Waterworks, Maritime Works, Industrial Projects, Installations, Environment, Structures, Geology and Geotechnics, Consulting and Monitoring and Surveillance.
The Windsor-Essex Parkway project is part of the proposed plan to connect Highway 401 in Ontario to Interstate 75 in Michigan, by way of a new Canadian inspection plaza and bridge crossing being constructed by the Federal Government in West Windsor. The Windsor-Essex Parkway will be publicly owned and controlled. It will not be a tolled road.
In September of 2008, ACCIONA was contracted by Quebec’s Ministry of Transport to design, finance, build, operate and maintain the new Autoroute 30 (A30 Express) toll road along Montreal’s south shore. The completed A30 was opened to traffic on December 2012.
The Southeast Stoney Trail Highway project comprises of approximately 25 kilometres of a new, six lane divided freeway between 17 Avenue SE (Highway 1A) and the east side of the existing Macleod Trail interchange within the Department owned Transportation/Utility Corridor in the City of Calgary. The design life will be 75 years for structures. All designs will meet national and provincial design codes and technical standards.
The City of Edmonton wishes to undertake the replacement of the existing two lane Walterdale Bridge with a new three lane bridge. The new Walterdale is an innovate bridge with pedestrian facilities including a multi-use trail on the east side and a sidewalk on the west side.
The Royal Jubilee Hospital Patient Care Centre is ACCIONA Infrastructures’ first social infrastructure project in Canada. We are committed to bringing our global experience to deliver a first-class facility that will provide measurable benefits to the Victoria community through all stages of the project’s development.
Acciona Infraestructuras S.A. was the Main Contractor and was responsible for the general management of the construction.The design was already provided by Alberta Transportation, although there were many specific items that needed to be designed more in depth (bearings, expansion joints, MSE walls, steel diaphragms, etc).
ACCIONA Infrastructures brings more than a century of construction and infrastructure development experience to the Fort St. John Hospital and Residential Care Facility project.
The City of Toronto Deep Lake Water Cooling (DLWC) system is the world’s largest cooling solution of its kind. The system was built by ACCIONA Infrastructures to offer a sustainable, alternative source of air conditioning by using cold water from the depths of Lake Ontario to cool downtown Toronto office buildings.