Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Fugro awarded HS2 site investigations work

fugro at hs2 image cropped

Fugro has been awarded a £5.2M pre-construction site investigation for HS2’s Chilterns Tunnel and Colne Valley viaduct.

The geoscience specialist will provide ground intelligence to Align JV, the consortium - made up of Bouygues TP, VolkerFitzpatrick, Sir Robert McAlpine and Jacobs - which is responsible for the section C1 civil engineering package.

Work includes rotary holes with depths of up to 100m, 20 boreholes and in situ and cone penetration testing, and will be completed by February next year. 

Fugro HS2 framework director Ian Judge said: “We are delighted to be engaged in the advanced stages of site investigation for HS2 and supporting Align with the delivery of ground data for some of the most challenging tunnel and bridge structures of Phase 1.

“As with our previous HS2 work, Fugro is offering innovative solutions through early involvement with the client to reduce subsurface uncertainty and help the design team manage ground risk”.

The company has provided ground investigation work for HS2 since 2016 and has completed contracts between London and Birmingham.

Tags

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Please note comments made online may also be published in the print edition of New Civil Engineer. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.