Atkins has the technical expertise to combine extensive experience and skills to fully understand the complexities in all steps and processes involved in the design and construction of roads. Our capabilities extend across the full lifecycle from scheme identification, through design and planning, to construction and beyond. We are a first choice partner of contractors, government agencies, developers and local authorities. Whether it is the largest and most complex road project or local road improvement we bring the same skill and expertise to the solution.

These include:

– Scheme identification
– Feasibility studies
– Technical and environmental appraisal
– Public consultation
– Statutory procedures
– Detail design
– Procurement
– Construction supervision
– Contract administration

We create multi-disciplined project teams who work closely together and who have a track record of working together to deliver demanding projects on time and to budget. As all skills required are “in-house” even for the most complex projects, we can deliver solutions that exceed expectations achieving:

– Value for money
– Balanced environmental impact
– Broad stakeholder and public support
– Optimum solutions to providing for all road users
– Effective control of risk
– Consideration of the environment is very important to us.
– Our environmental specialists are involved from the outset to ensure schemes create the minimum of intrusion, and are in keeping with the natural surroundings.

To identify the optimum route or scheme within a corridor, we consider and balance;

– Cost and engineering feasibility
– Environmental and social impacts
– Land use and landscape effects
– Economic value and affordability
– Road safety and traffic capacity
– Constructability
– Statutory obligations
– Financial and programme risk