Arup, in collaboration with Ramboll, has secured a technical adviser role on Highways England’s Regional Delivery Partnership (RDP) framework
The role will involve recommending and identifying the best route options for future schemes as well as providing support to Highways England throughout the design development and delivery phases.
The six-year RDP framework has been designed to support the delivery of the Regional Investment Programme, with the purpose of enhancing the safety, capacity and reliability of England’s Strategic Road Network (SRN).
Technical adviser collaboration
Jon Harding, market director for highways at Ramboll, said: “We’re delighted to be working with Highways England alongside Arup.
“I’m confident that Ramboll’s tireless pursuit of technical excellence and experience of working collaboratively with contractors through design and build will deliver valuable cost assurance to early stage scheme development.
“With sustainability at the forefront of our solutions, we’re committed to ensuring that the next stage of RIS improves the lives of all those who live, work and travel across the East and South East of England.”
Tony Marshall, global highways leader at Arup, added: “Our team, supported by Ramboll, will help Highways England to successfully deliver a pipeline of future schemes in the East and South East which will improve safety and support economic growth in the region by enhancing connectivity and improving journey times.
“We will draw on our previous experience, including leading Highways England’s Technical Assurance team on the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon upgrade scheme, to help realise efficiencies and deliver value for money.”