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Gloucestershire County Council

West of Cheltenham Transport Improvement Scheme (WCTIS) - UK Cyber Business Park; Phases 3 and 4, West Cheltenham Walking and Cycling Improvements (WCWCI)

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Publication Date
06 July 2020

12:00am, 07 August 2020

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The WCTIS schemes will contribute to accelerating the release of the employment land associated with the West Cheltenham Strategic Allocation and Cyber Central. The schemes will deliver transport benefits to people living and working in Gloucestershire by improving traffic flows on the A40, one of the most important and busiest sections of Gloucestershire's road network. The walking and cycling (WCWCI) aspect of the scheme is tendered together, and is considered to be an accompanying scheme to WCTIS. This contract will deliver the design and construction of Phases 3 and 4 of WCTIS; Arle Court Roundabout to Gloucester Road Junction including Benhall Roundabout together with WCWCI. WCTIS Phases 1 & 2 are currently in construction and a more detailed summary of works is included on the website at WCTIS Phases 3 & 4 Design and Build for; • A40 (Arle Court to Gloucester Road/Lansdown Road junction) eastbound carriageway improvements (towards Cheltenham town centre); • Telstar Way widening to Hubble Road; • Benhall Roundabout remodelling including eastbound widening. WCWCI - Walking and Cycling Improvement Scheme Design and Build for Cycle and pedestrian infrastructure improvements including; • Mix of segregated and shared use cycling and walking routes along the A40 from Arle Court roundabout to TGI Fridays Junction (A40/B4633). • Secondary routes in the St Mark's district of West Cheltenham, and • Princess Elizabeth Way. A summary of the outline programme for the scheme is shown below: Tender period :06th July 2020 to 07th August 2020 Anticipated Award: August 2020 Works Start Date: January 2021 Completion: November 2021 Overall Duration: 48 weeks Indicative Value: £4.5m The proposed procurement route will be a single stage (open process) using the NEC4 ECC Option C Target Cost form of contract with Activity Schedule.