Mont Blanc tunnel is looking for companies

Matea Uhlik Vidović, 13.10.2016.
There are 3 open tenders for the Mont Blanc tunnel in Aosta Valley, a mountainous region in northwestern Italy. It’s about a highway tunnel in Europe, under the Mont Blanc mountain in the Alps, linking France with Italy via European route E25. This is one of the major trans-Alpine transport routes, particularly for Italy, which depend on the tunnel for transporting. Begun in 1957 and completed in 1965, the tunnel is 11.611 km in length, 8.6 m in width, and 4.35 m in height. After the 1999 fire, all the operations are managed by a single entity: MBT-EEIG, controlled by two public companies from French and Italy side: ATMB (Autoroutes et tunnels du Mont-Blanc) and SITMB SITMB (Società italiana per azioni per il Traforo del Monte Bianco).

Fig. 1 Tunnel entrance on the Italy side

All together around 2 mil euros
At the moment companies could apply for 3 tenders by contacting GEIE Tunnel du Mont Blanc. For fans maintenance, with the contract value of 350,000 euros, deadline is 25th October. For renewal of the video surveillance system, contract duration will last 140 days with a value of 1.31 million euros. The deadline is 31st October. Tender for which the deadline is on 15th November is looking for LED lighting and power cables companies of the Mont Blanc Tunnel. Contract value will be 411,000 euros.