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Balfour wins West Sussex deal

20/04/2011

Balfour Beatty is believed to have won the the 5-year West Sussex highways maintenance framework.

Balfour Beatty wins Sussex maintenance job

27/04/2011

West Sussex County Council has selected Balfour Beatty to deliver the £150m maintenance and improvement contract for the County's highways.

Balfour to start on new £11m Cumbria bridge

30/06/2011

Balfour Beatty has been given the go-ahead to start work on an £11m replacement bridge over the River Derwent at Workington in Cumbria.

Balfour wins £75m motorway widening

01/09/2011

The Highways Agency is understood to have picked Balfour Beatty to carry out a key part of the congestion-busting managed motorways programme near Bristol.

Balfour to start on M4/M5 contract

27/10/2011

Balfour Beatty has been confirmed as the winner of a £88.6m contract to transform the M4 and M5 near Bristol to a managed motorway.

Balfour Beatty starts M4/M5 managed motorway job

12/01/2012

Balfour Beatty began work yesterday on the £78m scheme to allow hard should running around the M4/M5 motorway interchange, near Bristol. 

Councils save £1m bundling repairs

04/04/2012

Three neighbouring councils have joined together to sign a highways contract that it is hoped will bring joint savings of £1 million a year.

Balfour lands major roads contracts

01/05/2012

Balfour Beatty Regional Civil Engineering has picked-up a pair of major highways improvement jobs as part of a £143m haul of new business during the first quarter of 2012.

Balfour wins £5m road signs and data deal

18/05/2012

Balfour Beatty has won the Highways Agency’s first Regional Technology Maintenance Contract (RTMC).

Balfour wins £11m Tottenham Hale gyratory job

18/07/2012

Balfour Beatty has won the contract to return the Tottenham Hale gyratory road in North London to two-way traffic with an £11m bid.

Balfour lands north west HA deal

31/07/2012

Balfour Beatty has won its second Highways Agency contract to maintain roadside technology.

Balfour signs road materials testing deals

05/09/2012

Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions has signed-up with two of the country’s leading materials testing companies to make sure street works and road repairs are right first time.

Balfour lands £150m WIltshire deal

20/12/2012

Balfour Beatty Living Places is set to be named as Wiltshire’s highway maintenance contractor over the next five years.

Balfour confirmed winner of £150m Wiltshire deal

04/01/2013

Balfour Beatty confirmed has been awarded a five-year highways maintenance contract worth £150m by Wiltshire Council.

Birse Civils to construct £22m Yorkshire relief road

23/05/2013

Birse Civils has been appointed as the main contractor to construct the £22 million Beverley southern relief road in Yorkshire.

Sunderland gateway project underway

10/06/2013

Balfour Beatty has started work on an £11 million scheme to create a new gateway into Sunderland.

Balfour Beatty awarded £200m highways contract

14/06/2013

Balfour Beatty Living Places has been awarded Herefordshire Council’s £200 million highways maintenance contract.

Balfour Beatty demolishes bridge over M8

11/07/2013

Balfour Beatty has completed the demolition of a bridge over the M8 allowing the new Heartlands junction to be completed.

Work underway on Beverley Integrated Transport Plan

05/08/2013

Birse Civils has started work on the £22 million Beverley Integrated Transport Plan (BITP).

First superspan gantry installed on M25

23/08/2013

The first superspan gantry has been lifted into place on the M25.

Balfour Beatty completes A11 bridge lift

02/10/2013

A new steel bridge has been lifted into place at the B1106 junction as part of the Highways Agency’s £105 million A11 dualling and improvement scheme.

Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald wins considerate constructor award

17/12/2013

Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald, which operates and maintains Area 4 on behalf of the Highways Agency, has been recognised as a considerate constructor.

RoWSaF wins award

23/12/2013

The Road Workers’ Safety Forum (RoWSaF) has won a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award.

Balfour Beatty completes M54 bridge lift

15/01/2014

Balfour Beatty has lifted a new 400-ton bridge into place over the M54 motorway.

Work on £19m link road underway

31/01/2014

Balfour Beatty has started work on a £19 million motorway link road in Merseyside.

Balfour wins £4.1m Durham interchange

17/03/2011

Balfour Beatty Regional Civil Engineering has been awarded a £4.1m contract for highway infrastructure works on the DurhamGate Project.

Balfour wins £300m maintenance deal

14/06/2012

Balfour Beatty has been confirmed as the winner of a £300m new-style maintenance contract in the north west.

Balfour Beatty wins £8.7m technology maintenance contract

23/04/2014

Balfour Beatty has secured its third regional technology maintenance contract (RTMC) from the Highways Agency.

Contract awarded for A1 widening scheme

03/06/2014

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a contract to widen the A1 Western bypass on behalf of the Highways Agency.

Students given highways sector insight

16/06/2014

Connect Plus Services (CPS), the company responsible for managing and upgrading the M25 network, has given 11 young people an opportunity to work in the highways sector.

Four contractors to work on £184m smart motorway project

19/06/2014

Costain is one of four contractors that have been selected to deliver an upgrade to the M60 and M62 motorways on behalf of the Highways Agency.

Third Don Crossing to be built by Balfour Beatty

24/06/2014

Balfour Beatty has been named as the preferred bidder for the Third Don Crossing in Scotland.

Balfour Beatty awarded A21 dualling scheme

11/07/2014

The dualling of the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury moved a step closer today (Friday 11 July) with the appointment of Balfour Beatty as the contractor.

WSP wins A21 design contract

15/07/2014

Balfour Beatty has appointed WSP as lead designer for the Highways Agency’s A21 Tonbridge to Pembury dualling scheme.

Balfour Beatty awarded M3 smart motorway project

23/07/2014

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £129 million scheme to upgrade a 13 mile stretch of the M3 through Hampshire and Surrey to a ‘smart motorway’.  

Balfour Beatty and Carillion in merger talks

25/07/2014

Balfour Beatty and Carillion have revealed that they are in talks over a possible merger.

Balfour Beatty and Carillion end merger talks

31/07/2014

Balfour Beatty has terminated discussions with Carillion over a possible merger deal.

Balfour wins £75m A63 improvement scheme in Hull

08/08/2014

A £75 million Highways Agency scheme that will see improvements made to the A63 in Hull has been awarded to Balfour Beatty.

New Carillion merger approach rejected by Balfour Beatty

11/08/2014

Balfour Beatty has rejected a revised approach from Carillion over a possible merger deal.

Carillion makes improved merger offer for Balfour Beatty

19/08/2014

Carillion has made an improved merger offer to Balfour Beatty that would see the company retain a 58.268% share of any combined business.

UPDATE: Carillion walk away after latest merger offer is rejected by Balfour

20/08/2014

The board of Balfour Beatty has rejected Carillion’s latest merger offer leading the construction services company to announce that it is no longer pursuing a deal.

Balfour Beatty supports road worker safety campaign

16/09/2014

Road workers from Balfour Beatty are supporting a Highways Agency campaign to raise awareness of the dangers they face maintaining the strategic road network.

Balfour wins £10m Lincoln East-West link road contract

01/10/2014

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £10.5 million contract to build a new road through Lincoln.

New chief executive at Balfour Beatty

15/10/2014

Leo Quinn has been announced as the new chief executive officer of Balfour Beatty.

Balfour Beatty completes roundabout upgrade

28/10/2014

Balfour Beatty has completed the upgrade of the Garroch roundabout on the A75 in Dumfries seven weeks ahead of schedule.

£9.5m Derby link road contract awarded

29/10/2014

Balfour Beatty has been appointed by Derby City Council to deliver the £9.5m T12 Derby link road scheme.

Final section of M25 ‘smart motorway’ completed early

10/11/2014

Skanska Balfour Beatty, a construction joint venture working on behalf of Connect Plus for the Highways Agency, has completed a £1.3bn upgrade of the M25 motorway 36 weeks ahead of schedule.

£105m A11 dualling scheme completed

12/12/2014

A £105 million upgrade of the last remaining single carriageway section of the A11 to dual carriageway has been completed.

Balfour Beatty appointed to £1.5bn framework

19/01/2015

Balfour Beatty has been appointed as the sole contractor to a new UK-wide civil engineering and infrastructure framework for public works, which includes road repairs and major highway projects.

Balfour Beatty to carry out M40 junction improvements

18/02/2015

Balfour Beatty has won a contract to carry out £11.6 million worth of improvements to junction 12 of the M40.

A21 dualling to get underway

27/03/2015

The dualling of the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury will start next month (April).

Balfour Beatty awarded £9.3m road bridge scheme

31/03/2015

Balfour Beatty will build a new road bridge over the M1 for Leicestershire County Council through the Midlands Highways Alliance Framework.

Balfour Beatty wins Woodside Link contract

24/04/2015

The contract to construct the Woodside Link road in Bedfordshire has been awarded to Balfour Beatty.

JV awarded £40m highways contract extension

07/05/2015

A joint venture between Balfour Beatty and South West Highways (SWHBBIS) has been awarded a £40 million 10-year extension to its highways maintenance contract on the A30/A35 Exeter to Bere Regis trunk road.

Driver prosecuted after ploughing through roadworks

19/05/2015

A driver has been handed an 18-month ban and will undertake 100 hours of unpaid community work after being prosecuted for dangerous driving through roadworks in Dorset.

A21 works progressing well

05/06/2015

Work to dual the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury is on course to be completed by the end of next year.

Smart motorways investment for England announced

22/07/2015

Highways England has today appointed six joint-venture companies to design and build 10 smart motorways across England as part of a £1.5 billion investment.

Balfour could lose £150m highways deal

22/07/2015

Balfour Beatty could lose its £150 million highways maintenance contract with Wiltshire Council.

Road worker killed on M3

29/07/2015

A road worker from Balfour Beatty has been killed on the M3 in Surrey.

Wiltshire Council ends £150m highways deal with Balfour Beatty

03/09/2015

Wiltshire Council and Balfour Beatty (BBLP) have mutually agreed to end their £150 million highways contract after it became clear that the contractual arrangements were no longer appropriate for either party.

JV wins £292m A14 upgrade scheme

21/09/2015

A Balfour Beatty/Carillion joint venture has been selected to deliver a £292 million construction package to upgrade the A14 between Swavesey and Milton as part of the wider A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

Balfour awarded £6.3m improvements project in Cambridgeshire

20/10/2015

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £6.3 million contract to carry out a package of works on the A14, M11 and A1307 in Cambridgeshire.

Balfour Beatty awarded £104m Norfolk road deal

27/11/2015

Balfour Beatty will complete works on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NNDR) after being awarded a £104 million contract by Norfolk County Council.

Work on £32m Daventry link road to start

07/12/2015

Work on the new £32m A45 Daventry development link road will get underway this week.

£1m fine for Balfour Beatty after road worker killed

27/01/2016

Balfour Beatty has been fined £1 million after a road worker was killed whilst repairing a central reservation barrier that had been damaged in a road traffic collision.

Balfour wins £245m Warwickshire highways contract

03/02/2016

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a seven-year, £245 million highways maintenance contract for three local authorities – Coventry City Council, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council and Warwickshire County Council.

Transport Secretary visits Norfolk to see road schemes

07/03/2016

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visited Norfolk last week and took a look at the early work being carried out on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NNDR).  

Balfour Beatty achieves BIM certification

23/03/2016

Balfour Beatty has been verified as Building Information Management (BIM) 2 certified by BSI (British Standards Institution).

Balfour given extra time to complete Third Don Crossing

31/03/2016

Aberdeen City Council has agreed an eight-week time extension with contractors Balfour Beatty for the completion of the new £22.3 million Third Don Crossing.

Crown wins M5 contract

04/05/2016

Crown International has secured a £375,000 contract with Balfour Beatty to supply and install roadside masts, as part of the smart motorways project on the M5.

Balfour wins £130m M20 lorry park contract

26/05/2016

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £130 million contract to construct a 3,600-space lorry park near the M20 in Kent to relieve congestion during Operation Stack.   

Balfour wins £35m Perth Transport Futures contract

26/08/2016

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £35 million contract by Perth and Kinross Council to create a new grade separated junction on the A9 dual carriageway in Scotland.

DfT approves M4 smart motorway plans

06/09/2016

The proposed upgrade of the M4 from junctions 3 (Hayes) to 12 (Theale) to a smart motorway has been given development consent by the Department for Transport.

Balfour completes M3 bridge demolition

24/11/2016

Balfour Beatty has completed the demolition of a bridge on the M3 and will now start work to replace it.

Balfour Beatty VINCI hail 4G modelling for smart motorway project

12/12/2016

Balfour Beatty VINCI, the joint venture working on the conversion of the M5 Junctions 4a to 6 smart motorway project, says it has achieved "significant results" through the use of 4D modelling as a management tool.

Balfour Beatty announces 2016 full-year results

17/03/2017

Balfour Beatty has announced its results for the full-year ended 31st December 2016, showing a 15% increase in the value of its order book and underlying revenue up 4% to £8.5 bn.

Sharp focus wins Balfour Beatty student Commonwealth Gold

12/04/2018

Balfour Beatty summer placement student David McMath has won gold for Scotland in the men's Double Trap shooting event at the Commonwealth Games.

Balfour Beatty hails 'success' of fully open £205m Broadland Northway

18/04/2018

Contractor Balfour Beatty has hailed the ‘lasting legacy’ of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road, which is now fully open.

Contractors predict summer finish for Aberdeen bypass

24/05/2018

Transport Scotland has said it still expects the troubled Aberdeen bypass to open in the autumn, despite the remaining contractors on the project predicting a finish this summer.

Leeds awards Eastern Orbital work to Balfour after Carillion fall

07/06/2018

Leeds City Council has awarded Balfour Beatty a contact to deliver the first two phases of the East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR) after Carillion was originally lined up for the job.

Long read: Working together today to deliver tomorrow's infrastructure

14/06/2018

Philip Wright, Balfour Beatty framework director, explains why early contractor involvement ECI means completion within cost and programme parameters can typically be achieved on over 90% of projects, compared to around 60% for non-ECI projects.

Infrastructure sector shows its colours celebrating pride month

06/07/2018

From flags to cupcakes, all month companies have been celebrating diversity in support for the LGBT community.

The highways industry of the future - Balfour Beatty looks ahead

10/08/2018

One of the UK's top infrastructure companies has released a thought leadership paper addressing the challenges of the future, including a increased focus on customer service and new forms of delivery and finance.

Unite and Balfour Beatty 'agree new contract arrangements' in North West

10/08/2018

The union Unite said it has reached an agreement with Balfour Beatty to ban the employment of workers through ‘exploitative’ umbrella companies on a major Highways England contract.

Balfour says union's umbrella firm claim is 'a misinterpretation'

10/08/2018

Balfour Beatty has cast doubt on a union’s claim that it has agreed to ban the employment of workers through ‘exploitative’ umbrella companies on a major Highways England contract.

Balfour Beatty sees profit rise despite new AWPR loss

15/08/2018

Balfour Beatty PLC has hailed its ‘continuing transformation’ as it announced a two thirds rise in half-year underlying profits, despite further losses on the Aberdeen bypass scheme.

Transport Scotland set to award £62m A9 dualling works to Balfour Beatty

30/08/2018

Balfour Beatty is in line for a £62m construction contract for the next major section of the £3bn A9 Dualling Programme.

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