A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme

Highways England’s £1.5 billion scheme to improve the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon will see 21 miles of this major route upgraded to three lanes in each direction. Integrated labour team In a ground-breaking initiative, VGC is working in partnership…

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M62 smart motorway upgrade

Our teams are involved in the smart motorway upgrade of the M62. Our client Bam Nuttall Morgan Sindall JV (bmJV) is carrying out the project on behalf of Highways England. It will improve the 9.8-mile section of the M62 between junctions…

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M23 junctions 8 – 10

VGC is providing staff for the smart motorway upgrade of the M23 between junction 8 at Merstham and junction 10 at Copthorne. Our involvement with the project started with vegetation clearance along the verge. This was needed to make space…

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M6 smart motorway

We have a large number of people working on the Highways England M6 smart motorway upgrade for client Balfour Beatty Vinci. Our teams are involved in upgrading the 22km stretch between junctions 2 (Coventry) and 4 (Coleshill) to an all-lane…

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A405 bus lay-bys

VGC Projects is upgrading two bus lay-bys on the A405 north orbital road at St Albans. The works are located on a very busy arterial road between the M1 and the M25. The contract was to make the lay-bys longer…

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M27 smart motorway upgrade

Our teams are working on the smart motorway to reduce congestion on the M27. Our people are working on drainage and upgrading the hard shoulder to a live running lane. We are currently working mainly between junctions 4 and 8.…

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M20

We provide skilled trades and labour to three key clients for a series of upgrades of the M20. Our teams work on vegetation clearance, drainage, profiling verges and banks, and placing blocks for retaining walls adjacent to the motorway. They…

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Modular emergency refuge area

The project allowed the client to compare different installation methods for emergency refuge areas (ERA). The test slab ERA was installed as a modular unit, instead of using more traditional methods. We constructed the emergency refuge area at a site in…

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M4 smart motorway

VGC is heavily involved in the £848 million capacity upgrade of the M4 motorway. Our teams are working on all aspects of the project including vegetation clearance, enabling works on the verges, drainage, structures, concreting the temporary crash barrier and…

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M1 junction 19 improvement scheme

VGC worked with main contractor Skanska from the start of this £190 million major upgrade contract in January 2014. VGC supplied all categories of labour, including supervisors, ground workers, pipelayers, kerb layers, gangers, traffic marshals and slinger signallers as part…

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