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A45/A46 Tollbar End Improvements


A45/A46 Tollbar End Improvements


Highways England

The Brief

Contractor: Galliford Try Plc

Value: £22.3m

Duration: February 2014 to March 2017

The Solution

We secured the earthworks, drainage and structures package on this project. The project included bulk earthworks cut and fill exercise including the formation of a new underpass and construction of 2 new bridges. A new drainage system was installed northbound, southbound and in the central reserve over a 3km stretch. A summary of our package included:

·        350,000 m3 cut and fill 


·         20,000 metres of carrier / filter / narrow filter drains ranging from 150mm to 1800mm diameter and 3,000 m3 attenuation tank

·         350 nr new chambers ranging from 1050mm to 3000mm diameter chambers

·         65,000 tonnes of imported quarried type 1 for new pavement construction

·          2 nr bridges on the East and West side of Tollbar Island for new underpass including

·         6,500 metres of combined kerb drain

·         15,000 metres of precast kerbs

·         Pre-cast bump wall installation