The contractor has been chosen to design and build the Shinfield Eastern Relief Road and M4 overbridge project for the University of Reading. The estimated price was £20m; Hochtief (UK) Construction came in at £15.3m.
The university is procuring the contract on behalf of the South of M4 Consortium, which includes the university, house-builder Taylor Wimpey UK and BDW Trading.
Construction is scheduled to start in January 2015 and be completed in June 2016. Wokingham Borough Council has already given planning approval.