Three contractors join forces in Lincolnshire

Balfour Beatty and Colas has joined forces with WSP in Lincolnshire to carry out essential maintenance and improvement works over the next few weeks to ensure the county’s roads are clear for emergency service’s fight against coronavirus. The contract, worth a combined £762 million will run for six years with a potential extension for another […]

Amey lands SW highways contract in Scotland

Amey has been awarded the contract to maintain and improve the motorways and trunk roads across the south west of Scotland. As part of the Network Management Contract (NMC), Amey will deliver engineering design and operational delivery services, from August this year , for more than 600 km of roads. The £400m contract will run […]

M6 junction 19 work to start for Amey/McAlpine

The Amey and McAlpine joint venture project at Junction 19 of the M6 is to start despite the latest challenges around COVID-19, The major roundabout improvement works near Knutsford in Cheshire, includes building a new bridge through an existing roundabout and over the M6 to help create better traffic movements between the M6 and A556. […]

Leeds delays clean air zone implementation

Leeds City Council is to delay the implementation of its Clean Air Zone until next January at the earliest. The city was to be one of the first to bring in charges for certain vehicles to enter the city but it’s holding off during the Coronavirus crisis. It says it’ll continue to accept applications for […]

Amey gets SW Scotland maintenance contract

Amey’s been appointed as the new maintenance and improvement provider for motorways and trunk roads across the south western Scotland. From August 2020, Amey will run the £400m contract for a minimum of eight years, with an option for a further four which would make the total contract value of £690m. It’ll will deliver engineering […]

Redflex battles revenue drop in the US

The Australian speed camera manufacturer Redflex has seen its share price drop by a third thanks to a fall in revenue due to the Coronavirus crisis. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company’s seen a loss in revenue because fewer drivers means fewer people speeding which impacts on the share the company receives. It […]

Transport use plummets during lockdown

Statistics from the Department for Transport suggest that transport use has dropped by at least three quarters since social distancing rules came in. It’s issued a graphic showing that, compared with 18 March, use of London’s tube is down by three quarters, while trains, London buses and motor vehicle transport is down by at least […]


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