Egis and Search Corporation association signs the contract for the supervision of the design and execution of the Craiova – Pitești Express Road, Section 4

Romania The 18th of April 2022

Egis, in association with Search Corporation, signs the Supervisory Services contract "Design and Execution of Craiova – Pitești Express Road, Section 4", with the National Company for Road Infrastructure Management – CNAIR S.A..

On the 18th of April, Egis, a consulting, engineering and operation company working in road, rail and water infrastructure, in partnership with the infrastructure planning, design, consulting and management firm, Search Corporation, signs with the National Company for Road Infrastructure Management a 3.8 million euros contract for the supervision of the design and execution activities of the works for Section 4 of the Craiova – Pitesti Express Road, the services including also the warranty period of the works.

The construction of the entire Craiova – Pitești Express Road will lead to the provision of a fast road transport connection for long-distance and local traffic in the region (Dolj, Olt and Arges counties), by reducing travel times; increasing traffic safety conditions; and eliminating traffic jams in the Slatina, Balș and Craiova area.

"There are many important infrastructure works in Romania at the moment and Egis is happy to have been entrusted, together with our partner, Search Corporation, to provide our know-how and experience, to ensure sufficient capacity to deliver this complex supervisory contract and to, ultimately, ensure successful construction of this express road", said James Hanson, General Manager of Egis in Romania.

The contract shall cover the provision of high-quality supervisory services to ensure the constructor complies with their contractual obligations, including correct uses of funds, and optimal duration, cost and overall quality.

The Craiova – Pitești Express Road, Section 4, will be designed and built between km 89+300 – km 121+115, within the territorial administrative area of Arges County, and will cross the administrative territories of: Lunca Corbului, Albota, Costeşti, Bratu, Șușei and Oarja. The Express Road will have two lanes in one direction, with a platform width of 22 m, a length of 31.82 km and a design speed of 120 km/h. The road will be connected at its beginning with DN65A and at its end with A1 Bucharest-Pitești.

The total duration of the contract is 160 months, the supervision of the design activities being for a period of one year, and that of the execution activities for a period of two years. The warranty period of the works is 10 years and 4 months.


About Egis 



Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors. We create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development. With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 16,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects. Through its wide-ranging fields of activity, Egis is a central player in the collective organisation of society and the living environment of citizens all over the world.


About Egis in Romania



Present in Romania since 1996, Egis provides engineering and consultancy services for large and diverse projects all over the country. Some of the most exceptionally talented engineers are part of the Egis in Romania team and they design, supervise and manage complex and technically demanding key infrastructure projects in transport and the built environment.

Egis long-term commitment to the Romanian market led to a high-level of expertise and unique knowledge to support clients, and the key areas of expertise are: roads and highways, rail, water, waste treatment, environment and energy, urban development, aviation, building engineering.


For more information about Egis and its services, please visit


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