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Forth Replacement Crossing ITS system tenders invited

Transport Scotland has invited expressions of interest in installing £22M of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) on the approaches to the Forth Replacement Crossing.

The design and build contract will comprise the provision of an Intelligent Transport System (ITS) on the northbound and southbound carriageways of the M90 between Junction 1 (Admiralty) and Junction 3 (Halbeath), together with associated civil infrastructure works, upgrading of the southbound hard shoulder and other associated pavement works.

The works will comprise the supply and installation of approximately 17 gantries, including foundations and associated maintenance laybys. The gantries will support ITS equipment and direction signing. Associated with the gantries is the provision of hard landscaping, ducting, cabling and carriageway traffic detectors.

Additionally, the works will comprise the installation, testing and initial commissioning of the ITS equipment provided by the Scottish Ministers.

The contract will also include the upgrading of the M90 southbound hardshoulder between Junction 3 and Junction 1, and may include associated pavement worksover this length.

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