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Who we are

About us

Since 1978 leader in the Box Jacking technology for underpass construction and in railway temporary bridges with active traffic circulation.

The company Petrucco was founded in 1911 in Cividale del Friuli, Udine (Italy) and consolidated itself during the years as a general contractor for roads, bridges, tunnels, and chemical plants. Since 1978, Petrucco has specialized in the Box Jacking methodology and in temporary bridges to be installed on railway tracks, which allow railway traffic during structures pushing underneath.

Works all around the world
Systems installed
Years of experience
Works all around the world
Systems installed
Years of experience
What we do


Since 1978, Petrucco has successfully completed over 1600 underpasses all around the world.

Box jacking
Temporary Bridges
Special Works
Design Services
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Our projects


We find the best engineering solutions for grade separation.

In Europe, North America and the Middle East, the Petrucco Group has successfully carried out a series of projects for the construction of road and highway underpasses, tunnel underpasses, railway underpasses, and the installation of temporary railway bridges to support the tracks.

Box Jacking of the Latterman railway underpass in Ljubljana, Slovenia, as part of the Ilirija Sports Center. The underpass was jacked under the Slovenian railways track support system using hydraulic jacks and spacers. The push was completed without affecting the rail traffic above.

Latterman underpass
Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Box Jacking operation of a 5020-ton concrete box in just 55 hours below the QEW in Mississauga, Canada. The “push box” was jacked with the open pit methodology using hydraulic jacks. The box was installed to form the new QEW underpass for the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) line that will run from south Mississauga to Brampton.

QEW underpass, Hurontario LRT
Mississauga, Canada

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Spinta di due sottopassi sotto autostrada senza interruzione del traffico con speciale sistema Anti trascinamento della Petrucco. Realizzazione del raccordo autostradale autostrada A27 Venezia-Belluno e Superstrada a pedaggio Pedemontana Veneta.

Superstrada Pedemontana Veneta
Villorba, Italy

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Raccordo Autostradale tra l'Autostrada A4 e la Valtrompia - Traslazione monolite SP 345. Spinta a cielo aperto e interruzione del traffico di 24 ore.

Hydraulic culvert
Villa Carcina (BS), Italy

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Main contractors


What we believe

Our values


In everything we do, workplace safety is not only one of our values, but our top priority. At Petrucco, we commit ourselves every day to creating a safe and healthy environment for our workers, colleagues, and clients.


As the market leader for the Box Jacking and temporary bridges technologies, innovation is embedded in our company culture. With more than 40 years of experience and several patents, we created an uncontested market space.


We believe sustainability is the future of construction: a solution that improves the way people live and build. At Petrucco, we strive to operate responsibly in everything we do, to create a meaningful impact on society.
Where we work

Petrucco in the world

A thrust towards international markets has always been part of our DNA and led Petrucco to expand its global footprint in over 12 countries in the world, completing over 1600 projects.

To date, Petrucco has worked in Italy, Spain, the United States, Canada, Qatar, Portugal, Slovakia, Ireland, Norway, Estonia, and Lithuania.

The Petrucco Group consists of Petrucco Italia Srl, Petrucco SA, and Petrucco USA, with offices respectively based in Italy, Spain, and the United States.