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News » Over £20m » Contractor sought for Ely bypass » published 25 Jan 2016

Contractor sought for Ely bypass

Cambridgeshire County Council is advertising for a contractor to design and build a southern bypass for the city of Ely.

The new road goes over the River Great Ouse (Image from Cambridgeshire CC) Above: The new road goes over the River Great Ouse (Image from Cambridgeshire CC)

Based on the preliminary design used in the planning application, in 2012 the total scheme cost was estimated at £31m. With construction inflation, project cost is now estimated at £35m at 2015 prices

Estimated value of the main contract is £25m.

The Ely southern bypass is a proposed new road connecting the A142 at Angel Drove to Stuntney Causeway, including bridges over the railway line and the River Great Ouse and its floodplains. The image below shows the location of the new bypass in green.

Interested bidders have until 22nd February 2016 to request documents.

More information is available through the local government procurement portal www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk





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This article was published on 25 Jan 2016 (last updated on 25 Jan 2016).

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