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Sibiu-Pitesti motorway, section 1, Sibiu-Boița

Aerial photo: pairs of still unconnected bridge piers, some of them scaffolded, and a construction crane amidst a rural area, mountains in the background.
Facts and Figures
Company S.C. PORR Construct S.R.L.
Principal National Company for the Administration of Road Infrastructure
Location Sibiu - Romania
Type Road construction
Runtime 04.2019 - 05.2023

Securing connectivity.

The Sibiu-Pitești Motorway is an integral part of the Trans-European Transport Network, in short TEN-T, more precisely of the Rhine-Danube Corridor, which crosses the Romanian territory from west to east in the direction Nădlac-Arad-Timișoara-Lugoj-Deva-Sibiu-Pitești-Bucharest-Constanța.

At the beginning of this project, the according Sibiu-Pitești Motorway sector was divided into five sections. For Section 1, with a length of 13.170km, the motorway route starts in the area of ​​Șelimbăr, at the junction with Sibiu Bypass. The motorway route crosses the localities of Șelimbăr and Tălmaciu to the southwest of the DN7 up to the Boița area. There a road junction is to be built, ensuring the connectivity of Sibiu-Pitești Motorway with the DN7 for the future.

Main activities.

  • Motorway with two lanes in each direction, hard surface width of 26m along the length of 13.170km
  • Two road junctions: Sibiu and Boița
  • Two service spaces of type S1 at km 8.200 left, km 8.200 right
  • A maintenance and coordination centre in the area of the Boița road junction
  • A viaduct with 10 spans at km 10.470, at a length of 414.70m
  • A viaduct with 8 spans at km 12.375, at a length of 651.40m
  • 27 bridges and passages
  • 27 culverts
Road works.   Bridge works, total length: 2,094.25m.  
Excavation 1,912,877m³ Drilled piles 15,086m
Fill 1.330,932m³ Concrete 88,624m³
Subgrade layer 216,423m³ Reinforcement 11,977t
Ballast 162,140m³ Prefabricated beams 393pcs.
Stabilized ballast 66,943m³ Formwork 122,082m²
Asphalt mixture 209,389t