Project Information
Project name: M8, M73 AND M74 MOTORWAY IMPROVEMENTS
Project description:

Design, construction, finance, operation and maintenance of three construction schemes: M8 Baillieston to Newhouse, the M74 Junction 5, Raith and the M8/M73/M74 network improvements. The project will be carried out through the non-profit distributing model.

- M8 Baillieston provides 5km of offline and 5km of online dual motorway and 10km of parallel dual all purpose road.
- M74 provides a three level grade separated junction with a new direct A725 link.
- M8/M73/M74 comprise of the widening of the existing carriageways between some junctions.

The Scottish government has announced its intention to award the contract and is now in the mandatory standstill period. It is expected to be signed in February 2014.

Related headlines:
21/02/2014 - Triple road NPD signs
29/01/2014 - Triple road NPD sealed
20/08/2013 - Winner for triple road project
20/02/2013 - Triple road NPD down to two
26/06/2012 - Shortlist for triple road NPD
04/04/2012 - OJEU for triple road NPD
30/03/2012 - Scotland unveils infra plans
22/12/2011 - Scotland launches triple road NPD

Type: PPP
Sector: Roads & streetlights
Government deptartment: UK - Scottish Executive
Region: UK - Scotland
Current status: Project Signed - 21/02/2014
Contract Terms
Duration: 30 years
Capital value: £415.00m
Public Sector Procuror Details
Authority/Commssioning body: Transport Scotland
Public sector contact: Scott Danks
Tel: +44 (0)14 1272 7253
E-mail: Scott.Danks@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk
Public sector advisors: Mott MacDonald - Technical Advisors
Private Sector Details
Consortium name: Scottish Roads Partnership
Private sector shareholders: Amey Ltd - Shareholders
Lagan Group - Shareholders
Meridiam Infrastructure - Shareholders
Uberior Infrastructure Investments - Shareholders
Cintra SA - Shareholders
Scottish Widows Investment Partners - Shareholders
Private sector debt-providers: European Investment Bank - Debt Providers
Allianz - Debt Providers
Private Sector Shortlist
Consortium name: Connect Roads
Private sector shareholders: Carillion - Shareholders
Balfour Beatty Plc - Shareholders
Galliford Try - Shareholders

This page was last updated on:
21 February 2014.

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