The French network operator GRTgaz commissioned the branch Nantes of MAX STREICHER GmbH & Co. KG aA with the construction of lot 1 of the pipeline “Arc de Dierrey“. This pipeline with a diameter of DN 1200 is directly connected to the lots of the pipeline “Haute de France II“, that STREICHER realised on behalf of GRTgaz the year before. The new order includes a distance of 62.1 kilometers between Cuvilly and Betz. Construction period lasts from April 2014 until November 2015. Furthermore STREICHER was commissioned with the detail engineering for lot 4. This pipeline section has a length of 62.5 kilometers and runs from Dierrey-St-Julien to Viviers-sur Artaut. The project “Arc de Dierrey“ will be carried out in the course of the North-South expansion of the French long distance gas network.