A14 Kettering Bypass

A14 Kettering Bypass

Client information:

Midland House
B62 8HD

Project Information:

Administrated from: Finedon
Value: £1,600,000.00 (one off)
Duration: November 2013 to January 2015
Type(s) of work: Contraflow, Narrow Lane
Short description: Contraflow and narrow lane working to facilitate the widening of the A14 in Kettering from 2 to 3 lanes

Scope of Works: Creation of a lane gain between Junction 7 and 9 on the A14 near Kettering. TM involves; off-peak lane closures for crossover construction and enabling works, followed by 2 contraflow phases to enable new carriageway construction, full carriageway and slip road closures with extensive local diversions, provision of Zoneguard temporary restraint system and all temporary marking works.

Interface Management:

  • Liaison and coordination with bmJV delivery team members
  • Co-ordination with our supply chain (temporary road marking and vehicle restraint system) to ensure TM installs/removals and daily activities run smoothly
  • Liaison with police, NCC, RCC and recovery provider for nightly shutdowns and following RTCs
  • Opening and closing of contraflow lane to facilitate off peak works
  • Dedicated  Supervisor to attend weekly programme and progress meetings
  • Active participation in the Site’s safety initiatives
  • Daily LEAN briefings with the wider delivery team to ensure maximum utilisation of TM
  • Provision of TM drawings at short notice to accommodate fast-track changes to work scope

Performance highlights:

  • Zero RIDDORS in over 37,000 man hours worked
  • First scheme to use of Zoneguard restraint system in the UK
  • All works being completed with zero carriageway crossings in line with HA ‘Aiming for Zero’ through use of smart blind signs, 12C closures, and direct lane 1, 2 closures