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The Scottish Office has sent out an 'advance package' of documents for the next stretch of its A74 upgrading programme - the £17 million phase two of the Ecclefechan-Eaglesfield project.The package is understood to contain a design brief. Full-scale tender documents will follow.Unusually, only five contractors appear to be in the hunt so far for this section - eight has been the norm for A74 schemes.It could be that because phase two involves a substantial design and build element, ...

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