Balfour Beatty PLC BBY Contract Win

  Balfour Beatty PLC (BBY) - Contract Win

RNS Number : 2892S
Balfour Beatty PLC
29 November 2012




29 November 2012



   BALFOUR BEATTY AWARDED GBP125 MILLION TRUNK ROAD MAINTENANCE CONTRACT IN
                                   SCOTLAND

                                      

Balfour Beatty, the  international infrastructure  group, has  been awarded  a 
long-term contract to manage and maintain major trunk roads in the South  West 
of Scotland. The  contract was  awarded by the  Scottish Ministers  and has  a 
total potential value in excess of £125 million.



Balfour Beatty Chief Executive, Ian Tyler, said:



"We are delighted to have been  selected by the Scottish Ministers to  deliver 
this contract to maintain roads on  routes vital to the country's economy.  We 
look forward to continuing to  work closely with Transport Scotland,  building 
on our successes and bringing innovative and efficient approaches to improving
trunk road maintenance."



Scotland TranServ, a Balfour  Beatty Mouchel joint  venture, will deliver  the 
new five-year contract which will commence  on 1 April 2013 and has  extension 
options of  up to  five further  years.  It will  be worth  approximately  £25 
million per annum.



The South West region covers an area stretching from Stranraer in Dumfries and
Galloway to Alexandria in  Strathclyde. It includes  681 kilometres of  roads 
and 1,912 structures.

                                      

                                     ENDS



Analyst/investor enquiries:

Basak Kotler

Balfour Beatty plc

Tel 020 7216 6924



Media enquiries:

Louise McCulloch

Balfour Beatty

Tel 020 7216 6846





Notes to editors:



Balfour Beatty (www.balfourbeatty.com) is  a world-class infrastructure  group 
with capabilities  in professional  services, construction  services,  support 
services and infrastructure investments.



We work in partnership with our  customers principally in the UK,  continental 
Europe, the US, South-East Asia, Australia and the Middle East, who value  the 
highest levels of quality, safety and technical expertise.



Key infrastructure markets include transportation (roads, rail and  airports); 
social infrastructure (education, specialist healthcare, and various types  of 
accommodation); utilities (water, gas  and power transmission and  generation) 
and commercial (offices, leisure and retail).



The Group delivers services essential to the development, creation and care of
these  infrastructure   assets  including   project  design,   financing   and 
management, engineering and construction, and facilities management services.

Balfour Beatty employs 50,000 people around the world.



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