Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, announces the award of the M6, J21a – J26, smart motorway contract by Highways England.
Under the contract Costain will design and deliver the smart motorway scheme across a 16km length of the M6 to increase capacity and improve journey reliability on this strategic highway.
The scheme will involve the installation of road-side technology and new infrastructure focused on improving the driver experience.
Define scope of works with client and agree cost plan and programme of works for the project
Installation of site facilities
Establish site HV / LV mains and sub mains distribution equipment and cabling systems
Installation of a low voltage (415 volts) power distribution network for the construction site wide
Electrics, main project offices, welfare accommodation and security fence line system
Maintenance and adaptions to the temporary M&E services throughout the project including the addition of LV commissioning/testing supplies
Phased removal of all temporary M&E installations.
TEMPORARY UTILITIES SCOPE OF WORKS
Innovative and cost effective solutions
1 x HV switch panel
1 x HV 11 kV / 415 volts package substation in conjunction with ENWL
Associated earthing systems
LV (415 volts) mains and sub mains cable distribution network
Supply and installation of LV mains and sub mains distribution units
Electrical connections to site offices, welfare facilities and subcontractor’s project accommodation units
Electrical power operation fed via load demand Diesel generators until mains power was available
Electrical testing, inspection and maintenance.
WATER / DRAINAGE
Water and waste connections to project accommodation offices and welfare units
Effluent waste pipe installation to permanent discharge outlets
CCTV installations (electrical supplies)
Health, Safety and Environmental audits and reporting
Operatives Tool Box Talks
Production of Method and Risk Assessments
Adaptions to temporary M&E services
Maintenance of project temporary M&E services
Completion and subsequent periodic testing and inspections of all temporary M&E installations including certification and reports throughout the project duration