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Latest Roads News and contracts

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Costain lands £125m North-east road upgradeSubscription

Costain has been appointed by Highways England to carry out the £125m upgrade of the A19 road in North-east England.

Dawnus suppliers down tools on Manchester roads job

Dawnus suppliers down tools on Manchester roads job Subscription

Subcontractors working on a road improvement scheme in Manchester downed tools and blocked a main road with equipment after alleging that they had not been paid by main contractor Dawnus.

CREDIT Number 10_Chris Grayling business energy and industrial strategy secretary

Utility companies could be held to account for potholes for five yearsSubscription

Utility companies could be made to guarantee their work for five years under new proposals being looked at by the Department for Transport.

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Costain CEO Andrew Wyllie steps downSubscription

Andrew Wyllie is to step down as chief executive of Costain after 14 years at the helm.

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Ferrovial slashes Amey value by 88%Subscription

Ferrovial has taken a €774m (£664m) writedown on its UK services arm Amey, slashing its value by 88 per cent.

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