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Welsh ITS contract for Amey and URS/Scott Wilson

11 Jul 11 Amey and URS/Scott Wilson have won a four-year contract to manage, maintain and improve the intelligent transport systems (ITS) across Wales.

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.”

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