Balfour Beatty BIM4 Highways

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, welcomed over 70 industry specialists to its head office in Canary Wharf, London, last week to launch the BIM4 Highways Group which will look to understand the benefits and challenges of implementing BIM (Building Information Modelling) Level 2 in the Road and Highways sectors.  The launch saw discussion of the group’s mission, activities undertaken so far and goals for 2017 and beyond. It also

Amey Highways Award

Amey has been shortlisted for four awards in the Highways Excellence Awards tonight.   In the ‘major project’ category, we have been shortlisted for our work as part of the Midland Highway Alliance, where a railway bridge serving a new £38m business park in Lichfield, Staffordshire, was constructed on time, with cost savings and with strong community engagement with the project. In the ‘most innovative highway authority scheme of the

Amey’s £300m Area 7 contract goes live

Amey has launched its new Maintenance and Response contract in Area 7 for Highways England. The contract, which could be worth £300m over 15 years, will see us responsible for maintaining routes through Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. We will also be looking after stretches of the M1 motorway, as well as the M69, M45 and M6. It is one of Highways England’s busiest networks. Area 7 will see