Deals this week: Skanska, Eurovia, Ames Construction


Cambridgeshire County Council has awarded a ten-year highway maintenance contract to Skanska in a $414m deal.

The contract includes an option for a five-year extension. It will cover emergency response and winter services, surfacing and treatment works, drainage and gully maintenance, and street lighting.

Highways England has appointed Eurovia to manage, maintain and improve highways and motorways in south-west UK for 15 years.

The $306.7m contract covers 1,695km of roads in the counties of Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, and Gloucestershire.

Roads will be improved and maintained as part of the project. Eurovia will also provide traffic management services, responses to the incidents, and severe weather and lighting maintenance services. 

"The $306.7m contract covers 1,695km of roads in the counties of Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, and Gloucestershire."

The governments of Canada, Ontario and Toronto have announced a combined funding of $962m for the Port Lands Flood Protection project, an initiative to save, clean and maintain the Port Lands.

Funding will be used to protect the Port Lands from flooding to clean contaminated soil, unlock land ripe for development, and establish new aquatic habitats and wetlands for native species. The project will transform the polluted industrial area into a mixed-use community surrounded by parks and green space. 

Ames Construction has secured a $27.8m-worth contract from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDoT) for the final phase construction and rehabilitation works on the Winona Bridge in the US.

The approach spans of bridge number 5900 will be rebuilt as part of the contract. The final phase also includes remaining roadway and site work.

Rehabilitation works will be completed by early 2020.