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DfT funds eHighways study

29/07/2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) has awarded funding through Innovate UK to a consortium to lead a major UK study on the electrification of long-range lorries using overhead wires on motorways.

Costain gets digital after second A1 win

29/07/2021

Costain has pledged to deploy digital tools to improve productivity after being appointed by Highways England as the delivery partner for a second major upgrade on busy sections of the A1 in the North East.

Costain celebrates smart delivery of £130m A19 Testo's Junction

07/07/2021

Costain has celebrated the completion of the £130m A19 Testo’s Junction improvements a month ahead of schedule.

Aggregate Industries gets Preston link road job

03/06/2021

The contracting division of Aggregate Industries has won and started work on the contract to construct pavement for the £200m Preston Western Distributor Road.

A14 scheme 'to have positive biodiversity impact'

08/04/2021

Highways England’s A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon scheme is predicted to add to the amount and quality of habitat for wildlife, according to a new report.

Contractors win big on £800m London framework

24/02/2021

A handful of contractors have won places on Transport for London’s (TfL’s) latest surface transport infrastructure construction framework, which is expected to see spending of £800m over the next six years.

Costain gets £2m to bring smart lighting to Bradford

28/05/2020

Costain has won a £2m consultancy programme management contract to deliver Bradford Council’s Smart Street Lighting project.

Kershaw joins Costain as transportation MD

26/03/2020

Sue Kershaw has joined Costain as managing director of its transportation division, where she will be responsible for the highways, rail and aviation sectors.

Costain's profits tumble after losing Heads of the Valleys dispute

12/12/2019

Around a half of Costain's annual profits have been wiped out after it lost a ruling in favour of the Welsh Government on the A465 Heads of the Valleys road project.

A465 dualling cost increase still not settled

15/10/2019

The final cost to taxpayers of a troubled Welsh highways scheme remains unknown, two years after the Welsh Government revealed it was in dispute with contractor Costain over liability for a 25% cost increase.

Traffex star wins Highways England digital roads cash

22/07/2019

One of the stars of Traffex 2019's Future Mobility Zone, Costain, has been awarded innovation funding from Highways England for two connected digital roads projects.

Traffex: A journey into the future

12/04/2019

Highways talks to the the creators of the Traffex Future Mobility feature to explain how they see the future of mobility.

Costain wins £125m A19 works

22/03/2019

Highways England has appointed Costain to deliver major improvements on the £125m upgrade scheme A19 in the North East of England.

Costain CEO steps down

06/03/2019

Costain has announced Andrew Wyllie CBE is stepping down as CEO after 14 years.

Costain scoops 'flagship' Highways England connected vehicle contract

21/08/2018

Highways England has awarded Costain a key contract to design, install and implement one of the UK’s first pilot connected vehicle corridors on a live road.

Costain awarded £150m smart motorway contract

04/06/2018

Costain has won the M6 J21a-26 smart motorway contract from Highways England to work on the upgrade between the M62 and M58 junctions in north west England.

Progress being made on A556 scheme

18/01/2017

Work on the Highways England A556 Knutsford to Bowdon improvement scheme is progressing well.

Contractors to deliver £500m civils deal on behalf of TfL

05/01/2017

Costain, Morgan Sindall and Skanska will deliver £500 million worth of improvements to the capital's road network on behalf of Transport for London (TfL).

HE awards new highway maintenance deals worth £300m

15/12/2016

Highways England has awarded four new style asset delivery contracts worth over £300 million to Kier, a CH2M/Costain joint venture and Amey.

L&R wins A556 road markings contract

10/10/2016

L&R Roadlines will install road markings along the A556 between Knutsford and Bowdon after being awarded a major contract to become a key supply chain partner to Costain.  

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