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Costain Secures Contract Renewal For Highways England

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16 December 2016

Costain, the engineering solutions provider, is pleased to announce the renewal by Highways England of the Area 14 Maintenance and Response contract, covering much of the North East of England, in a 50:50 Joint Venture with CH2M.

The contract is estimated to be worth up to £120m to the Joint Venture over 15 years with work beginning in April 2017.

The Joint Venture will provide routine and cyclical maintenance work, incident and severe weather response and will be responsible for the maintenance of depot facilities for Highways England.

Andrew Wyllie CBE, Chief Executive of Costain commented:

"I am delighted that we are now able to continue working with Highways England as part of the new Area 14 contract. We will be delivering an innovative, technology-based approach to asset management that will lead to improved levels of efficiency, environmental sustainability and the highest safety standards."



Costain                                            Tel: 01628 842 444
Andrew Wyllie CBE, Chief Executive
Tony Bickerstaff, Finance Director
Sara Lipscombe, Communications Director
Catherine Warbrick, Investor Relations Director


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