RJ McLeod

B9091 Clephanton Bends Improvement

Client: The Highland Council
Value: £0.56M
Consultant: The Highland Council
Completed: 2017

This NEC3 Short Contract was located at Croy, 12 miles east of Inverness. The project consisted of construction of a new single carriageway (approx. 600m in length) removing two existing dangerous bends. Works involved carriageway construction, drainage, earthworks, tree removal and landscaping works. The works were carried out within budget and timescale and received the Client’s highest contractor’s performance report score.

Key Issues:
• Full use made of local suppliers
• Management and disposal of tree stumps
• Maintenance of traffic flows during construction works

Principal Elements included:
Earthworks 7,500m3
Surfacing 4,500m2
Tree stump removal 7,000m2
Drainage 1,000m
Landscaping 3,000m2

RJ McLeod