Keltbray lands first major roads package

Grant Prior 1 month ago
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Keltbray has landed its first major highways job since targeting the sector last year.

The demolition specialist has secured a £14.1m package of works to deliver 14 bridge structures on the A30 for Costain/Jacobs on behalf of Highways England.

Keltbray’s contract starts this month and is expected to run until mid-2023.

The scheme involves construction of a new 8.7-mile dual carriageway alongside the existing A30 between Chiverton Cross and Carland Cross.

Keltbray will deliver “engineering-led structural bridge solutions” maximising the use of modern methods of construction.

Tim Bowen, Managing Director – Strategic Development at Keltbray and Programme Leader for the A30 contract, said: “The application of digital engineering, modular construction and modern self-delivery methods will bring greater control to this complex scheme, while also supporting economic growth and providing significant social benefits for the local area.”

Darren James, Chief Executive Officer at Keltbray, said: “We are delighted to have secured our first major contract delivering the structures on this strategically important Highways England Scheme, as a trusted delivery partner to Costain/ Jacobs.

“This project marks an important milestone in the delivery of our strategy to redefine the way sustainable development is delivered, where we foresee strong demand for Keltbray’s integrated capabilities in adjacent infrastructure sectors like highways.”

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