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Costain awarded M6 J21a-26 smart motorway contract for Highways England

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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." 

Enquiries:

Costain                              Tel: 01628 842 444
Andrew Wyllie CBE, Chief Executive
Tony Bickerstaff, Chief Financial Officer
Catherine Warbrick, Investor Relations Director
Sara Lipscombe, Group Communications Director
 
Instinctif                          Tel: 020 7457 2020
Mark Garraway
James Gray