Civil & Structural Projects

  • Murphy sole UK firm chasing £1.7bn Stonehenge tunnel

    / 25 March /
    Highways England has named the three consortia shortlisted for the £1.7bn upgrade of the A303 between Amesbury and Berwick Down. The 2-mile tunnelling project and 8-mile dual carriageway through the world heritage site has attracted a European...

    / 24 June /
    The British rail industry is the oldest in the world and every time you travel on a train you are experiencing a part of that history. Indeed, the vast majority of rail routes in the UK have been in use for the best part of 200 years.
  • Barhale awarded Thames Tideway Tunnel contract

    / 24 September /
    Civil engineering and infrastructure specialist Barhale has announced it has been awarded the £9 million main civils package at Barn Elms Sports Centre work site in Richmond, part of the Thames Tideway Tunnel (TTT) project.
  • Lagan Construction to upgrade Cambridge Airport in £17m deal

    / 3 December /
    A £17m contract to upgrade the runway at Cambridge International Airport has been awarded to Belfast-based Lagan Construction by Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group.   Works on the infrastructure project will include excavatin...
  • Network Rail awards Dawlish lower sea wall contract to AMCO

    / 18 September /
    Network Rail has recently announced it has awarded a contract to AMCO to increase the freeboard to the Dawlish sea wall.   The sea wall, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1846, protects the railway line between Newton Abbott station and Exeter St David’s station.
  • DfT green lights £50m Bristol fast bus project

    / 16 September /
    Patrick McLoughlin, Transport Secretary, has approved the £50m rapid transit scheme in Bristol which will provide a new bus service from the south west of the city to the centre via a 4km segregated busway.
  • Thames Estuary Airport Plans Rejected

    / 1 September /
    The Airports Commission has rejected proposals for a new island airport in the Thames Estuary, strongly backed by Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. Johnson has described the decision as “myopic.