Balfour Beatty, Carillion, Costain/Serco, BAM Nuttall/Morgan Est to deliver first phase of programme
The Highways Agency has confirmed four teams for its £2bn managed motorway national framework.
Balfour Beatty, Carillion, a Costain/Serco joint venture and a BAM Nuttall/Morgan Est joint venture have all secured places on the scheme.
The quartet will deliver the first phase of the motorway programme which includes:
- M62 hard shoulder running between junctions 25 and 30 near Bradford
- M1 hard shoulder running between junctions 32 and 35a east of Sheffield
- M6 hard shoulder running between junctions 5 and 8 near Walsall, Birmingham
- M60 hard shoulder running between junctions 8 and 12 east Manchester
- M62 hard shoulder running between junctions 18 and 20 north of Manchester
- M4/M5 hard shoulder running around Bristol from M4 Junction 19 to M5 Junction 17
Highways Agency major projects director Nirmal Kotecha said: “This national framework contract is about getting the best out of government investment. This will be achieved by the four contractors – our delivery partners - working in partnership to standardise processes and solutions, and maximising economies of scale in procurement.”
The first managed motorway in the UK was M42 junction 3A to 7 and Carillion is currently working on the M6 junction 8 to 10 Birmingham Box.