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 for a minimum of eight years with an option of an extension of up to four years.
The contract includes providing vital services on key routes in the south west of Scotland such as the A75, A76 and A77 as well as parts of the M8 and M74 around Glasgow.
Amey will be responsible for cyclical maintenance, motorway lighting and traffic signals as well as barrier repairs, winter maintenance and the Trunk Road Incident Support Service. There are also 1,600 structures and bridges to maintain in the south west.
Amanda Fisher, Chief Executive, Amey said: “Amey is extremely proud of its record of delivery in Scotland and our dedicated engineers and suppliers welcome this opportunity to continue working with Transport Scotland to support local growth, economic development and a more sustainable service across the south west region.”
Amey has worked with Transport Scotland continuously since 2001 looking after both the south east and south west networks.