HS2 winners put in final prices for £6.6bn of civils work

Grant Prior 6 years ago
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The four joint ventures awarded a £6.6bn raft of civil engineering contracts on the first phase of HS2 are drawing up their final prices for the work.

The Enquirer understands that the JVs are finalising their prices for approval by the client under a process known as the Gateway 4 submission.

The contract awards were made last summer to construct the route between London and Birmingham.

HS2 and the government put a cost estimate of £6.6bn on building bridges, tunnels, embankments and viaducts for the route.

A project source said: “The Gateway 4 submissions are being put together at the moment which are the prices the joint ventures believe it can be built for.”

The joint ventures are:

  • SCS JV (Skanska, Costain, STRABAG)
  • Align JV (Bouygues, VolkerFitzpatrick, Sir Robert McAlpine)
  • CEK JV (Eiffage, Kier)
  • BBV JV (Balfour Beatty Group, VINCI)

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