Amey, company owned by Ferrovial , has been awarded an 8-year contract for the maintenance and improvement of motorways and trunk roads across the south west of Scotland worth £400m (approximately €465 million). The contract with Transport Scotland includes the option of an extension of up to four years amounting to a total contract value of £690m (nearly €802 million).
Amey will deliver its services for more than 600 kilometres of road. From Greenock to Dumfries, and out to Stranraer, Amey teams will be providing vital services on key routes such as the A75, A76 and A77, as well as on parts of the M8 and M74. The contract includes motorway lighting, barrier repairs, winter maintenance, among other works.
Amey has worked with Transport Scotland since 2001 looking after both the South East and South West network. Amey has a separate highways contract with Transport Scotland to provide maintenance services for the upgraded sections of the M8, M73 and M74, which carry over 60,000 passenger journeys every day. Since 2012, Amey has delivered the Traffic Scotland Operations and Infrastructure contract looking after roadside technology.