Costain awarded M6 J21a-26 smart motorway contract for Highways England
4 June 2018
Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, announces the award of the M6 J21a-26 smart motorway contract by Highways England.
Under the contract Costain will design and deliver the smart motorway scheme across a 16km length of the M6 to increase capacity and improve journey reliability on this strategic highway.
The scheme will involve the installation of road-side technology and new infrastructure focused on improving the driver experience.
The contract, worth approximately £150m and awarded under the collaborative delivery framework, is expected to be completed by Spring 2021.
Andrew Wyllie CBE, chief executive commented:
"This contract builds on our strong track record, working with Highways England, to apply technology-based solutions to increase the capacity and improve the reliability of the UK's road infrastructure."
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