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VolkerFitzpatrick constructs Ely Southern Bypass on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council
Design and build project
Bypass connects A142 at Angel Drove with Stuntney Causeway
1.7km long single carriageway road
Viaduct crossing the Great Ouse
Bridge over two railway lines
Over 2,000 tonnes of structural steelwork
Over 5,000m3reinforced concrete
Approx. 180,000m3of clay, over half of which was sourced from a local farm
Winner of ‘Most Sustainable Construction & Demolition Project’ at the 2017 CIWM Awards
"Building this complicated, yet elegant brand new road demonstrates our commitment to improving the roads in our county and helping to stimulate growth.
Many partners, including the Department of Transport, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, Network Rail, our contractor VolkerFitzpatrick and East Cambridgeshire District Council have made this project happen and I’m pleased it is now open to traffic."
Cllr Steve Count, Leader of Cambridgeshire County Council