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A 50 year journey

Along this path, we continue to connect the country from north to south, bringing people together and stimulating the economy.

Discover the main historical landmarks

2022

  • Brisa turns 50 years

  • A-to-Be reaches 14 US states

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2021

  • A-to-Be reaches 10 active contracts in 9 US states

  • Launch of the electric charging network, Via Verde Electric, on BCR highways

  • Launch of the Vision 25 Strategic Plan

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2020

  • Change in Brisa's shareholder structure

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2019

  • Via Verde Estacionar reaches all municipalities in the Metropolitan Areas of Lisbon and Porto

Image Historia Desktop2 Sobre Nos Historia 2019

2017

  • Opening of the 1st Colibri Service Area

  • Brisa Inovação e Tecnologia has a new worldwide commercial brand, A-to-Be

Image Historia Desktop2 Sobre Nos Historia 2017

2016

  • Launch of the Via Verde Estacionar and Via Verde Transportes apps

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2014

  • Via Verde launches the 1st app

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2012

  • Opening of EVOA - Espaço de Visitação e Observação de Aves - a Visitation and Birdwatching Space

Image Historia Desktop2 Sobre Nos Historia 2012

2010

  • Creation of Brisa Inovação e Tecnologia

Image Historia Desktop2 Sobre Nos Historia 2010

2008

  • Completion of the Lezíria Bridge and of the Brisa Concessão Rodoviária network

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2007

  • Brisa enters the American market, in Colorado

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2004

  • Operational Coordination Center comes into operation

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2003

  • Via Verde is now available in parking lots

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2002

  • Network reaches 1.000km

  • Conclusion of A2

  • Completion of the motorway connection to the Algarve

  • Brisa is the 1st Portuguese company listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability STOXX index

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2001

  • 100% privatization of Brisa Auto-Estradas

  • Brisa joins the largest concessionaire in Latin America, Companhia de Concessões Rodoviárias in Brazil

Image Historia Desktop2 Sobre Nos Historia 2001

2000

  • Completion of the 2 major connections to Spain - A3 and A6

  • Via Verde reaches 1 million customers

Image Historia Desktop2 Sobre Nos Historia 2000

1997

  • Start of privatization of Brisa Auto-Estradas

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1996

  • Brisa network reaches 600km

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1993

  • Constitution of Controlauto

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1991

  • Launch of Via Verde

  • Completion of the A1 highway connecting Lisbon to Porto

  • A5 inauguration

Image Historia Desktop2 Sobre Nos Historia 1991

1987

  • Opening of the 1st Service Area

  • Completion of the connection Porto - Coimbra

Image Historia Desktop2 Sobre Nos Historia 1987

1985

  • Brisa network reaches 200km

  • Concession of over 200km of motorways north of the Douro

Image Historia Desktop2 Sobre Nos Historia 1985

1977

  • 1st subsection built by Brisa - Vila Franca de Xira – Carregado (30km)

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1972

  • Constitution of Brisa Auto-Estradas de Portugal

  • Foundation of the Brisa project - Signing of the first concession contract for the financing, construction and maintenance of the "backbone" of the motorway network in Portugal

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