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16Aug91 UK: EDITORIAL COMMENT - TRAFALGAR HOUSE AND ITALSTAT AWARDED CONTRACT TO BUILD BIRMINGHAM NORTHERN RELIEF ROAD.

It was Trafalgar House and the Italian company Italstat for whom the road finally tolled, and news of the award of the contract for the Birmingham Northern Relief Road duly put a few welcome pence on to the UK company's share price.It isn't northern Birmingham which stands to be relieved by the first of the Government's much-trumpeted private toll roads. The construction industry as a whole, even those companies which bid and lost, will be pleased that an idea which seems to have been ...

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