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Shortlisted Contractors Identified for Stonehenge Tunnel

Highways England, the U.K. department in charge of the country’s highways and major roads, has shortlisted three joint ventures to build the ~$2 billion Stonehenge Tunnel, according to Construction Europe. 

The shortlisted teams are:

  • BMJV, comprising Bouygues Travaux Publics and J Murphy & Sons;
  • HDJV, consisting of Hochtief Infrastructure and Dragados;
  • MORE JV, comprising FCC Construccion (42.5%), Salini Impregilo (42.5%) and BeMo Tunnelling UK (15%).

The work is part of the A303 improvement scheme and involves approximately 3 km of tunnel near Stonehenge, a World Heritage Site. The project is intended to improve the landscape around the iconic ancient structure and increase traffic safety and efficiency.

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