Eastern European Markets
November 17, 2006

Pöyry awarded road infrastructure assignments in Eastern Europe

Pöyry's Infrastructure & Environment business group has been awarded two assignments in the Eastern European road infrastructure market. The assignments are for consulting engineering and reconstruction design services for road projects in Albania and Poland. The total value of the contracts is EUR 1.5 million.

The Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications of Albania has awarded Pöyry a contract for consulting engineering services for a pre-feasibility study of the new road link between Tirana/Durres and the Greek border. Pöyry's services include identification of the most convenient alternative for the 160-km route, environmental impact and geological statements, a traffic demand analysis and forecast, and a cost-benefit analysis. The assignment will be completed within four months.

In addition, the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA) of Poland has commissioned Pöyry to prepare the design for reconstruction of certain road sections of the country's national highway No. 44 on the 57-km stretch from Oswiecim via Skawina to Cracow. The overall reconstruction costs total about EUR 65 million and will be completed over a period of 29 months. The planning phase started in October 2006.

Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering firm focusing on the energy, forest industry and infrastructure & environment sectors. Pöyry's annual net sales amount to about EUR 600 million and it employs 6000 experts.

For further information
Satu Perälampi
Investor Relations Manager
Additional information by:
Johann Schmieder, Managing Director, Pöyry Infra GmbH, Germany
Tel. +49 7621 93 00 45

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