Tipner Interchange Park and Ride

Contracting

Portsmouth

Overview

A new interchange, signalised roundabout, M275 improvements, dedicated bus lane and new Park and Ride terminal for 600+ vehicles

  • Total value was £21.9m
  • Winner of ICE South East Engineering Excellence Award 2014 for Project Management
  • Colas scored an ‘Excellent’ in the Considerate Constructors Scheme award for the project
  • The client received over a £400,000 saving due to Colas’s redesign

£21.9m

Forecast value



600+

Vehicle park and ride scheme


Challenges

  • Removal of asbestos contaminated soils
  • Sustainable solutions to future-proof regeneration of the area
  • Address local resident concerns
  • Ensure smooth running traffic and minimise impact on network

Solutions

  • Collaborative delivery with longstanding key client Portsmouth City Council
  • On demand on-site recovery service, saved £400,000
  • Dedicated Communications Officer generated positive community engagement
  • Works undertaken at off-peak times
  • Minimised noise pollution using vibration monitor in the vicinity