Consultants win first 38 bundled highways schemes

Aaron Morby 2 years ago
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Highways England has named the consultants it will use on 38 highways schemes which are bundled for the first time into regional, multi-design packages.

The work is being shared around nine consultants, including a Mott MacDonald/Sweco joint venture, and has been divided into packages within each of the six main highways regions.

Highways England hopes the new approach will provide greater value for money and save costs on bidding on an individual project by project basis.

Packages have been assembled according to location, route type, value and complexity.

Contracts have not yet been formally awarded because the schemes are subject to a continuing value for money review and successful completion of statutory process.

If contracts are formally awarded the consultancy work could be worth over £173m.

Consultant Road scheme
Region: North East
WSP A1 Northumberland
A1 Birtley to Coal House Widening
A1 Scotswood to North Brunton
Value: £26.4m
Atkins M62/M606 Chain Bar
M621 J1-7
M1/M62 Lofthouse Interchange
A19 Norton to Wynyard
Value: £16.4m
Region: North West
CH2M M56 New Junction 11A
M6 Junction 19 Improvements
Value: £2.5m
Arcadis A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool Improvement
A5036 Princess Way – Access to Port of Liverpool
Value: £9.2m
Region: Midlands
AECOM A500 Etruria Valley
A46 Coventry Junctions Improvement
M42 Junction 6 Improvement
Value: £11.6m
Region: South West
Mott MacDonald/Sweco A358 Taunton to Southfields
A303 Sparkford to IIchester
Value: £12.2m
Arup A30 Chiverton – Carland Cross
Value: £5.4m
Region: South East
Jacobs M271/A35 Redbridge Roundabout upgrade
A31 Ringwood
M27 Southampton Junctions
M3 Junction 9 Improvement
Value: £5.8m
Atkins M25 Junction 25 Improvement
M25 Junction 28 Improvement
M25 Junction 10/A3 Wisley Interchange
A2 Bean – Ebbsfleet
M2 Junction 5 Improvements
Value: £13.6m
WSP A27 Arundel Bypass
A27 East of Lewes
A27 Worthing-Lancing
Value: £13.7m
Region: East
Mott MacDonald/Sweco A47 Guyhirn Junction
A47 & A12 Junctions Enhancements
A47 Blofield to North Burlingham Dualling
A47 Wansford to Sutton
A47/A11 Thickthorn Junction
A47 North Tuddenham to Easton
Value: £14.1m
AECOM A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet
Value: £19.9m
Jacobs A12 Whole-Route Technology Upgrade*
A12 Chelmsford to A120 (Junction 19 to 25)
M11 Junction 7 Upgrade
Value: £22.7m
Total: £173m across all 38 schemes

The consultants have been selected from the Collaborative Delivery Framework panel of firms to carry out preliminary design work.

These projects are being brought forward to start before 2020 in the first Road Investment Strategy.

A Highways England spokesperson said: “We are committed to delivering the Government’s £15bn of investment in England’s motorways and major A roads – this includes £11bn of capital funding committed between 2015 and 2020.

“To support this challenging programme of investment, we have allocated packages of work to consultancy suppliers on our Collaborative Delivery Framework to carry out the preliminary design and complete the statutory processes of 38 major road schemes within our current delivery plan.

“Contracts have yet to be awarded on a scheme-by-scheme basis, and will be subject to the projects continuing to demonstrate value for money.”

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