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Nationally significant infrastructure project awarded

08 December 2023

National Highways announced on 7 December 2023 that it has awarded Bouygues Travaux Publics – Murphy Joint Venture the £1.3bn contract to build the country’s largest bored tunnels. BMJV is supported by an expert design team of Arup Mott MacDonald, Knight Architects and LDA Design.

In awarding the final package, Matt Palmer, Lower Thames Crossing Executive Director, confirmed it "completes a world class team that has carbon reduction, community and value at its heart. By bringing the team together at an early stage we can focus on driving out carbon, delivering the best possible value for money and maximising the huge benefits the project will deliver nationally, regionally and locally."

Image credit: National Highways