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Galliford Try wins Carlisle link road as costs mount up

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Galliford Try has won a major highway project in the North West that has soared in cost during a troubled procurement process.

The contractor was appointed by Cumbria County Council this week to design and build the £226M Carlisle Southern Link Road. Morgan Sindall was initially awarded the job almost exactly…

Contractor sought for £30M Norfolk bypass


Norfolk County Council has fired the starting gun on procurement of a contractor to build a long-awaited bypass. The local authority published an official notice of the £30M job to create a 4km road around the village of Long Stratton. Contractors have until 28 April to express their interest in…

Digital twins could improve UK infrastructure climate resilience


The use of digital twins by infrastructure owners and operators to understand how assets work in a wider system is among the recommendations on enhancing UK infrastructure’s climate resilience included in a new ICE report.

The How can the UK’s infrastructure system be made more climate resilient? report includes several recommendations…