Background informationProject Created: July 27, 2009
A1 (M) Alconbury to Peterborough
Year in Operation:
Substantial Alteration of Existing Facility
Improvement of a portion of the existing A1 between London and Newcastle, 13km in length near Cambridgeshire. The project alleviates congestion by segregating local and long distance traffic. Improvements include advanced communication systems and an environment friendly lighting system.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located:
Public Private Partnership
Is the project still active:
United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)
Access to Land: The land is owned by the Crown, the Department for Transport and the Highways Agency.
Revenue Stream (Cash Flow) Protected Through Long Term Commitment(s) of Public Sponsor(s): The private sector entity will operate and maintain the roadway for a concession period of 30 years.
Souces of Project Support (Monetary)
From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The project is financed by the Crown government.
Project Delivery & Finance Method
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? Yes
Project Finance Method: All or Partially By Public Sponsor
Qualifications Based Selection
Request for Qualifications
Request for Proposals
Invitation for Bids
Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract
Combined Term: Initial Design, Construction, O&M Period