MONTREAL, Dec. 15,
2022 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC), a fully
integrated professional services and project management company
with offices around the world, has been appointed alongside joint
venture partners Jacobs to help develop the UK government's third
Road Investment Strategy (RIS3) which runs from 2025-2030.
Working with National Highways - the government-owned
organisation responsible for managing and improving England's highways and major roads -
SNC-Lavalin's Atkins business and Jacobs – supported by PWC – will
develop business and delivery plans, setting out the case for
multi-billion-dollar investment across England's strategic road network.
The recommendations will look to improve road safety, capacity,
quality and user experience, while also supporting National
Highways' commitment to enabling economic growth and delivering net
zero road maintenance and construction by 2040.
On completion, the work will inform the government's Department
for Transport before it makes a final investment decision in late
2024, with the delivery of RIS3 starting in April 2025.
"The successful delivery of critical infrastructure requires
strategic long-term planning and a focus on outcomes that benefit
people, communities and businesses, while balancing the needs of
the natural environment," said Ian L.
Edwards, President and Chief Executive Officer,
"We're proud to be supporting the UK government in this regard,
adding to a very strong portfolio of early advisory work for public
sector clients across the world."
"England's major roads and
highways are valuable national assets which require considered
investment and maintenance," said Philip
Hoare, SNC-Lavalin President of Engineering Services for the
UK, Europe, Middle East, India and Canada.
"We now look forward to supporting National Highway shape the
future of its road network, harnessing data, technology and decades
of sector experience."
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