The contract, which starts this month, covers all the associated telecommunications and tunnel systems for the entire motorway and trunk road network in Wales. Amey and URS/Scott Wilson will manage a range of motorway technology including telephones, signals, CCTV cameras and the two traffic management centres.
Amey chief executive Mel Ewell said: “Amey will be using its extensive experience in delivering highways technology solutions to provide a highly efficient service. By combining this expertise with URS/Scott Wilson’s local knowledge we can deliver an effective service tailored to meet the needs of road users in Wales.”
Jerome Munro-Lafon, UK & Ireland managing director for URS/Scott Wilson said: “We are world leaders in this sector. Through our global network across 40 countries, we have the ability to bring world-class capability and deliver it locally. We are very excited about working with Amey and the Welsh Government on this prestigious project.”