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Construction News - South east
Balfour Beatty drafted in for M26 Brexit works
A Balfour Beatty joint venture has been drafted in by Highways England to prepare the M26 to function as a lorry park if Britain fails to secure a Brexit deal.
VolkerHighways wins seven-year £68m council deal
VolkerHighways has won a seven-year highways maintenance and construction contract with Wokingham Borough Council.
New Thames tunnel cost soars 50% after designs upgraded
Highways England has published revised plans for the Lower Thames Crossing that will see the tunnel widen to three lanes and its cost rise to £6.8bn.
Balfour bags £103m seven-year Midlands roads deal
Balfour Beatty has won a £103m seven-year roads maintenance contract Telford Wrekin Council.
City shortlist revealed for £840m transport fund
The government has revealed the 10 city regions shortlisted for an £840m fund to improve transport connections.
Firm fined £80k for health and safety failings
Westminster Magistrates’ Court has fined a construction firm and banned its managing director for breaching health and safety laws.