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Ferrovial consortium signs $655 mln U.S. highway contract

MADRID, June 27 (Reuters) - A consortium led by Spanish infrastructure group Ferrovial's Cintra Infrastructuras unit has won a contract worth $655 million to build and maintain U.S. highway I-77, Ferrovial said on Friday.

The 50-year contract, awarded by the North Carolina Department of Transport, will be carried out by Cintra, Ferrovial subsidiary Ferrovial Agroman and U.S. builder W.C. English.

(Reporting by Teresa Larraz Mora; Writing by Paul Day; Editing by Pravin Char)