UK Projects



The contract was awarded under Lot 8 of the Manchester Highways and Infrastructure Construction Works, the junction improvement scheme was a design and build project that Colas took from concept to completion within a 40-week programme.

The scheme improved the junction for all users, including cyclists and pedestrians as well improving the overall safety of the area by removing the existing pedestrian underpasses.


Total value

40 Week

Initial programme

  • Manchester City Council (MCC)
  • Mancunian Way, Manchester
  • 11,452m2 of asphalt laid
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Social Value award 2020 in recognition of helping local residents & communities
  • Increased biodiversity with the planting of 160 new trees, 14,000 plants & wild flowers