Jacobs to provide highways & environmental services to Hertfordshire County Council

has been appointed by Hertfordshire County Council to provide multi-discipline and flexible highways and environmental professional services to advance the public highways network in Hertfordshire, U.K. Working collaboratively with Hertfordshire County Council and its supply chain, Jacobs will provide programme and asset management, and technical support to the highway and environmental service – to protect and maximize […]

Jacobs opens Danish innovation hub

Jacobs has announced the official opening of a new innovation hub in Denmark to meet growing demand from advanced manufacturing, life sciences and infrastructure clients in the region.  Jacobs is already delivering critical life sciences and infrastructure projects for clients in Denmark. The investment in the new hub strengthens the company’s presence in the region, scaling its capacity […]

Former Keltbray MD joins McAlpine

The former Managing Director of the highways and renewables division of Keltbray, Vip Gandhi, has returned to the industry after a couple of months out, joining Sir Robert McAlpine as Managing Director, Transport. Mr Gandhi was also a Member of the Board of Trustees at Safer Highways before leaving both roles in December. Writing on […]

Jacobs to Provide Strategic Planning and Advisory Services to Ireland’s National Transport Authority

Consultant Jacobs has announced it has won a contract to provide strategic planning and advisory services to Ireland’s National Transport Authority. The authority is currently developing and implementing what it calls high quality, sustainable, accessible transport infrastructure and services across the nation. The NTA has re-appointed Jacobs to provide strategic support with the development of […]

TomTom and StreetLight partner to deliver transportation data and insights worldwide

Location technology company TomTom has partnered with Jacobs subsidiary StreetLight Data, which is a Big Data company providing insights into how people, goods, and services move. This partnership includes incorporating TomTom’s global data into StreetLight’s growing line of cloud-based products that support transport professionals with the most critical analytics, for any road and any mode. […]

Kincardine Bridge contract awarded to Balfour Beatty as works get the go-ahead

Transport Scotland has awarded the £16.85m contract to replace an 80-metre section of the Kincardine Bridge to Balfour Beatty. The project, with main works on site expected to get underway from early summer, will involve demolishing the Kincardine Bridge’s southern piled viaduct and replacing it with a completely new reinforced concrete structure. Construction is expected […]

Bob Pragada takes over as Jacobs CEO

Following its leadership succession plan previously announced in September, technical professional services firm Jacobs has confirmed Bob Pragada has been named Chief Executive Officer. He is expected to join the Company’s Board of Directors upon certification of the results of its Annual Meeting. Jacobs says Pragada brings more than 30 years of global business leadership […]

Jacobs given place on TfL’s Capital Program Delivery Partner Contract

Consultant Jacobs has won a position on Transport for London’s (TfL) Capital Program Delivery Partner Contract working with Gardiner and Theobald. TfL estimates the contract will operate for a four-year period, with immediate mobilisation. The contract enables TfL’s Capital Delivery teams, responsible for the delivery of all major programs and line upgrades across the TfL network, […]

Long-term planning to improve England’s strategic highway network

 Jacobs, Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, and PwC have been appointed by National Highways to help develop the U.K. government’s third road investment strategy (RIS3) for England’s highway network which runs from 2025-2030. The Atkins Jacobs Joint Venture, supported by PwC, will develop business and delivery plans, setting out the case for multi-year investment across England’s strategic road network of motorways and […]

DfT testing “noise cameras” to detect rowdy drivers

A new-age road camera designed to identify and track drivers who break the law by revving engines and using modified exhausts is being installed in Bradford, before travelling to Bristol, Great Yarmouth and Birmingham as part of a trial to clampdown on antisocial driving. The Transport Secretary has confirmed these 4 locations will host the […]

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