SNC-Lavalin has been commissioned by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), to oversee the maintenance of Ireland’s motorway and dual carriageway network
SNC-Lavalin will procure the supervision, monitoring, audit and design of Ireland’s motorway network under a five year agreement.
The company will also provide technical and advisory asset management services to the maintenance of 844km of motorways and dual carriageways in Dublin and the eastern seaboard area, and Cork and south/south-east of Ireland.
‘Helping clients to manage and maintain critical infrastructure’
Ian L. Edwards, president and CEO of SNC-Lavalin commented: “SNC-Lavalin has a strong track record of managing assets and increasing value through these investments, particularly in the transportation sector, a key end market in which we are strongly positioned.
“We can point to a rich portfolio of highways projects all over the world where we’re helping clients to manage and maintain critical infrastructure by leveraging our global capabilities locally.”
The work in Ireland is being carried out under the second generation of the Motorway Contracts Audit and Administration Services (MCAAS-2) program which focuses on asset management, repair and renewal.
‘Providing sustainable transport infrastructure’
Philip Hoare, president at Atkins, and engineering, design and project management at SNC-Lavalin added: “This appointment will see us build on the work undertaken over the last eight years as we continue to support TII in providing sustainable transport infrastructure which unlocks economic growth while respecting the environment.