Morton Palms Roundabout

Project: Morton Palms Roundabout   
Client: A-One Integrated Highways
Value: £300,000
Location: A66 Interchange, Morton Palms, County Durham

The works comprised of the construction of a slip road from the A66 at the Morton Palms roundabout.

G& B Civil Engineering Limited as supply chain partner to A-One carried out the setting out, site clearance, earthworks, capping, type 1 sub base up to underside of tarmac, drainage, ductwork, kerbing, block work and top soiling.

The majority of the works were carried out during off peak traffic management, excluding the round about which was carried out over a number of nights.

The works were commenced at the beginning of November 2006 and the main target was to construct the new filter lane to reduce the traffic congestion leading up to the Christmas break. The filter lane was successfully completed within three weeks prior to Christmas, with the round about works carried out in the New Year.