Capita has been appointed by Halton Borough Council, the Merseylink consortium and the Mersey Gateway Crossings Board to provide independent certifier services for the £600m Mersey Gateway project.
The scheme comprises the construction of a new 1000m long, six-lane, cable stayed toll bridge over the Mersey between the towns of Runcorn and Widnes that will relieve the congested and ageing Silver Jubilee Bridge nearby.
Capita will be responsible for monitoring the design and construction certification processes being used and will certify completion and readiness for opening to traffic in 2017.
The project will also:
The new bridge will:
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