A465 Heads of the Valleys

Costain and Welsh Government agree A465 settlement

24/02/2021

Costain has agreed a settlement with the Welsh Government over changes to its contract for a major widening of the A465 but declined to confirm the exact value.

Heads of the Valleys dualling scheme to cost over £100m a mile

17/11/2020

The Welsh Government has denied understating the construction cost of the final A465 dualling scheme as details of the future cost to taxpayers over three decades have belatedly emerged.

Consortium named for £500m final A465 sections

23/06/2020

The Welsh Government has confirmed its preferred bidder for the final two sections of the troubled A465 Heads of the Valleys dualling scheme.

Welsh Government sets aside £2m for A465 legal costs

24/02/2020

The Welsh Government has budgeted £2m for legal fees in its wrangle with Costain over the A465 dualling between Gilwern and Brynmawr, the Wales Audit Office has revealed.

NEC could be updated after Heads of the Valleys failures

08/04/2019

Changes could be made to the New Engineering Contract and the Welsh Government’s model contract to reflect lessons learned from a long-running dispute over a road scheme.

Plans on display for Heads of the Valleys dualling project

25/11/2015

Proposed plans for the final section of the £800m A465 Heads of the Valleys dualling project in Wales will go on display next month (December).

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