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Contractors working on the £20.6M Highways Agency improvement scheme between Shevington and Walton Summit found that a bridge on the route contained gravestones.

The bridge over the A49 at Cuerden, Lancashire, is close to where the M65 meets the M6 and M61 and is known locally as a local accident blackspot.

Kvaerner has won the £132M contract to build a power plant for Calpine in California.

Bovis Lend Lease has announced after tax profits of £33.3M. Its parent, Lend Lease Corporation, made a profit of £55.9M.

An Institute of Directors report claims that the government's 10 year transport plan will fail to reduce traffic congestion, unless road pricing is introduced and more roads are built.

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