Capita Symonds' has won an extension to a major traffic management contract for the Highways Agency.
Its Carlisle-based Innovations team's contract to provide the Highways Agency Traffic Information System (HATRIS), scheduled to expire in 2008, has been extended until 2009.HATRIS feeds traffic flow information and journey times into the agency's roads information database to enable regional transport management. The Carlisle-based Capita Symonds team also provides the Agency with computer software to back-up major civil engineering projects.Capita Symonds' Innovations team manager Andy Wall said the contract win was one of a number of recent wins that had seen staff boosted at the Carlisle office to 39 people. 'We now have a growing reputation across the public and private sector and that is helping us to bring more and more work into Cumbria. We are very proud to be creating new jobs and are looking forward to continued growth.'