The French motorway system

ASFA

The Association des Sociétés Françaises d’Autoroutes et d’Ouvrages à Péage [Federation of French motorway and toll facility companies] (ASFA) is a unique professional organisation at the service of all…

Map of motorway network

The conceded motorway network at 31st December 2017

Description

THE FRENCH MOTORWAY SYSTEM The French motorway system functions on the basic principle of entrusting network construction and operation to concession-holding companies. The concessions are…

History

History A. 1955-69: Start-up of the motorway system and formation of the first semi-public operating companies The 18 April 1955 Act on the status of motorways enabled the government to hand over…