Contractor will build 6.5km of dual carriageway and three new bridges

Interserve has confirmed it has won a £24m contract to build the new A43 Corby link road near for Northamptonshire County Council.

The scheme will involve the construction of approximately 6.5km of dual carriageway and three new bridges.

Site preparation works are under way, with the main contract due to start in July. Completion and road opening are expected in early 2014.

David Paterson, Interserve executive director, said: “The A43 Corby Link Road will benefit both the local community and through traffic.

“The project will showcase our expertise in major civil works and our commitment to delivering such extensive developments sustainably.

“Our major projects team will work with local suppliers to achieve this.”