We report elsewhere on this site about Carillion being awarded:
- a £70m Highways contract to upgrade the M6 J10a-J13 to smart motorway;
- a £30m contract to design and build Morpeth Northern Bypass for Northumberland County Council; and
- a £100m contract in joint venture with Morgan Sindall to design and build the A6 Manchester Airport Relief Road for Stockport Council.
Carillion also starts work this month on a £16m, 20-month contract for Leeds City Council for maintenance of the A58 Woodhouse tunnel.
Other recent highway awards for the contractor include a £12m, 18-month contract for Sheffield City Council to build the Tinsley Link section of the Bus Rapid Transit North scheme and an £8m, 17-month contract for the Highways Agency to improve the Elkesley Junction on the A1 in Nottinghamshire.
Carillion chief executive Richard Howson said: '''We are delighted with our continuing success in winning contracts in our target markets, in line with our strategy of focusing on larger contracts and on contracts for customers with whom we have built strong long-term relationships.
“I believe this success reflects our commitment to quality and reliability, together with our sector leading sustainability credentials, which are an increasingly important part of our offering to customers."