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Smart Motorways


Van Elle secures multiple Smart Motorway contract awards

Van Elle, the UK’s largest independent ground engineering contractor announces several contract awards with major civils contractors delivering Highways England’s Smart Motorway programme, potentially worth up to £13m to the company.

The contract awards are as follows:

These contracts are expected to run into mid-2021.

Van Elle is also currently working on the M23 and M20 schemes for Kier and successfully completed junctions M1 23a-25 for Costain Galliford Try JV in February 2018.

On these projects Van Elle will deploy a wide range of specialist capabilities including restricted access, large rotary and lorry mounted rigs to tackle a full range of ground conditions, programme demands and access constraints.

Chief Executive Mark Cutler commented:" We are delighted to have secured these recent contract awards. The highways sector is a hugely important focus for Van Elle. We have built our capability across more than 150 Separate highways projects delivered over the last 10 years; ranging from full ground investigation and survey through to smart motorway restricted access and large structures projects. We have an unrivalled range of equipment and techniques that we are able to deploy to meet all circumstances and this is exemplified in the contract awards we announce today."