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£24m Glasgow road scheme goes to Farrans / IH Brown JV

4 May 10 Glasgow City Council has awarded a £24m road construction project to a joint venture comprising Northern Ireland firm Farrans and Perth outfit IH Brown.

Glasgow City Council has awarded a £24m road construction project to a joint venture comprising Northern Ireland firm Farrans and Perth outfit IH Brown.

The JV will take on the design, construction and five-year defect maintenance liability for phase two of the East End Regeneration Route and Camlachie Burn Overflow.

The works in the contract include:

  • Construction of a four-lane single carriageway distributor road with contiguous footways;
  • 10 new junctions;
  • Improvements to existing roads to provide connections to the new road;
  • Structures including the reconfiguration of Rutherglen Bridge, a new crossing of the disused London Road railway tunnel, plus retaining walls and environmental barriers;
  • Alteration and re-lining of carriageway road markings;
  • Landscaping and environmental mitigation works;
  • Earthworks, including the treatment of contaminated land;
  • Demolition of vacant properties and site clearance;

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