SOURCE: ABERTIS INFRAESTRUCTURAS, S.A.

February 15, 2007 04:28 ET

TRAFFIC GROWTH ON ABERTIS TOLL ROADS MUCH STRONGER THAN IN RECENT YEARS

BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 15, 2007 -- Excellent evolution in 2006

- Traffic increased by 5.2% in Spain, where 46% of the kilometres managed are located.

- The greatest increases were recorded on the acesa (+4.6%), aucat (+7.7%) and aumar (+5.8%) networks, which manage the toll routes with the heaviest traffic flow in Spain.

- The Sanef toll roads in France, with 1,700 kilometres, recorded a 3.9% rise in traffic in the last quarter of the year. The increase for the full year was 1.2%.

- The strong traffic growth in the Autopista del Oeste, in Argentina, is noted with a rise of more than 10% in 2006.

- Traffic recorded on the Abertis toll road network, including Sanef in France and GCO in Argentina, rose by 3.4% in 2006.

Barcelona, 15 February 2007.- Traffic on the toll road network of abertis both in Spain -acesa, aumar, aucat, iberpistas, avasa, castellana and aulesa- and internationally -sanef in France and GCO in Argentina- rose to 25,669 vehicles in 2006, 3.4% more than the previous year. This volume represents an excellent performance with respect to the traffic levels recorded in recent years.

Of note was the strong performance of the abertis toll road network in Spain, which recorded a 5.2% increase in traffic over the past year. In this respect, the Mediterranean corridor of the AP-7, the toll road in Spain with the heaviest traffic, also exceeded forecasts with a 4.6% increase on the La Jonquera-Salou stretch (acesa), and a 5.8% increase on the Salou-Alicante stretch (aumar), with daily traffic exceeding 26,000 vehicles in the later case.

The AP-6, which manages the toll road leaving Madrid towards La Coruña (Villalba-Adanero), registered marked growth at 5%, with a daily traffic flow of 30,454 vehicles.

The evolution of traffic on the abertis toll road network in Spain is a positive indicator for the performance of the Spanish economy, as it records traffic arising from industrial activity, the international transportation of goods and the country's tourism activity.

Upward trend on the Sanef network

Of note at the international level was the traffic recorded on the sanef toll road network in France which, with 1,700 kilometres, represents 51% of the abertis toll road network. The trend was upward during the year with an annual increase of 1.2%, although the rise in the last quarter was 3.9%.

In Argentina, the concessionaire that manages the Autopista del Oeste (GCO) recorded the highest increase in relative terms of the abertis network, with a 10.1% rise and a daily traffic flow of more than 66,000 vehicles.

The abertis toll road network, including the concessionaires that it manages directly like acesa, aucat, aumar, iberpistas, avasa, castellana and aulesa in Spain, sanef in France and GCO in Argentina together total 3,320 kilometres under concession. In Spain, abertis directly manages 1,521 kilometres, 1,743 kilometres in France and 56 kilometres in Argentina.

ACCUMULATED ADT* DECEMBER 2006

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|                  |       |      |ACCUMULATED ADT |       |
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|                  |% PART |   KM |         dec-06 |dec-05 |stake
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|ACESA             |  100% |  542 |         37,225 |35,587 | 4.6%
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|AUCAT             |  100% |   58 |         32,438 |30,120 | 7.7%
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|AUMAR             |  100% |  468 |         26,078 |24,648 | 5.8%
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|IBERPISTAS        |  100% |   70 |         30,454 |28,993 | 5.0%
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|AVASA             |   50% |  294 |         14,176 |13,542 | 4.7%
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|CASTELLANA        |  100% |   51 |          5,779 | 5,372 | 7.6%
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|AULESA            |   79% |   38 |          4,269 | 3,944 | 8.2%
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|Abertis netSpain  |       |1,521 |         26,785 |25,467 | 5.2%
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|Abertis netFrance |   57% |1,743 |         23,340 |23,068 | 1.2%
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|GCO (Argentina)   |   49% |   56 |         66,365 |60,264 |10.1%
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|Abertis network   |       |3.320 |         25,669 |24,815 | 3.4%
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* ADT: Average Daily Traffic

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