Overhauling and Opening to Traffic of a Toll Tunnel in Marseilles (France)

by Michel Croc, Societe du Metro de Marseille, France,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Major Development and Transportation Projects: Public/Private Partnerships


The city of Marseilles called for bids for overhauling and opening to traffic an old unused railway tunnel, under the very center of the city. The tender scheme was a concession. The paper develops the sequencing of the proces, the evaluation of the competing proposal, the security package and the environmental protection.

Subject Headings: Traffic management | Tolls | Tunnels | Urban areas | Rail transportation | Security | Tunneling | Environmental issues | France | Europe

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