Transport projects—materials and resources
Transport projects—materials and resources

The following Construction guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Transport projects—materials and resources
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  • Other resources

This Practice Note includes a brief introduction to transport projects and sets out links to useful materials in relation to transport projects available from LexisNexis® and other external sources.

Transport is a critical factor in economic and social development on a regional, national and international level. Projects in this sector typically involve major investment and complex infrastructure, and can often be long, challenging and of particularly high value. Transport projects typically have to align local and/or national infrastructure policies and funding strategies with the commercial objectives and expectations of the private sector organisations who are also involved in the projects.

Projects in the transport sector cover a broad range of transport modes and related infrastructure including:

  1. roads—road widening, toll roads, smart motorways, safety improvements, congestion relief

  2. rail (light and heavy)—station upgrades/enhancements, renewing and enhancing rail infrastructure, viaducts, lineside infrastructure

  3. airports and aviation (airside and landside)—terminal construction/enhancement, baggage handling system installation, airfield works, runway works

  4. tunnels and bridges—standalone bridge projects, projects as pa