Costain Confirms Award Of East Sussex Highways Services Contract

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11 January 2016

Further to its announcement on 17 December 2015 of Preferred Bidder status, Costain, the engineering solutions provider, confirms today that as part of a Joint Venture (‘JV’) it has been awarded the contract by East Sussex County Council to deliver a comprehensive design, maintenance and improvement service covering over 2,000 miles of highways in the county.

Costain is in a 50:50 JV with CH2M; the contract is worth £300m to the JV over seven years. Work is scheduled to commence on 1 May 2016 following a four month mobilisation phase.

 

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