The Mott MacDonald Sweco joint venture (MMS JV) has been appointed by Highways England to develop the design elements of two smart motorways between junctions 4-11 of the M27 and junctions 9-14 of the M3.
MMS JV will design a range of technology solutions, including message signs and signals, CCTV, vehicle detection and variable mandatory speed limit enforcement cameras. WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff will support the delivery of the scheme,which is expected to take five years to complete.
Commenting on the appointment, MMS JV contract director John Owens said, “We are delighted to have been selected by Highways England to deliver this phase of its smart motorways plan as part of its collaborative delivery framework. Being awarded this latest smart motorways project is testament to the expertise of our transportation team and the quality of our service delivery.”
The MMS JV was established in 2010, bringing together Mott MacDonald’s and Sweco’s broad cross-sector experience of delivering major infrastructure programmes. It already supports Highways England on several road improvement schemes as part of the project support and collaborative delivery frameworks and is also part of Transport Scotland’s multiple framework agreement for engineering and transportation consultancy services.