Collapsed section of the A68 trunk road: EIR release

You asked for "the following information in connection with the recently collapsed section of the A68 trunk road:

a) please confirm exact location of the incident

b) please advise initial cost estimate for reinstatement and projected dates for partial and full reopening of the A68

c) please confirm whether maintenance of all culverts and drainage channels near the collapsed section are part of the recently awarded Amey contract; or if not, whose responsibility they are

d) please advise how much of the reinstatement costs and consequential losses are covered by the Amey contract; if not 100%, who will pay for these?

e) please itemise any maintenance work carried out and issues flagged up within 50m of the location in the last 5 years"

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Published Date 2 Nov 2020 Subject Mode of transport