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JOB: Contract to upgrade and renew the A2 trunk road between the Kent county boundary and the M2. Work will take place on the coastbound carriageway between a point just west of Park Corner underpass and the Pepperhill Interchange bridge. It will involve the addition of hardshoulders, major maintenance including the upgrading of safety fencing, and the erection of verge lighting.TIME PERIOD: Work has just started and will last about 8 weeks.CONTRACTOR: Birse Construction.AWARDED BY: Department of Transport.VALUE: £1 million.