Balfour Beatty reaches key milestone on A21 project
07 July 2017
Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has reached a key milestone on its A21 project, unveiling a new flyover which forms a part of the major upgrade works to the highway between Tonbridge and Pembury in Kent.
The new dual carriageway and flyover will improve journey times and traffic flow as drivers will no longer need to stop at the old Longfield roundabout, instead using the flyover to continue with their journey.
George Pargeter, Balfour Beatty Project Director for the A21 Tonbridge to Pembury Project, said, “We are very pleased with the progress on the A21 given the complex nature of this project. The Longfield Flyover is set to transform journeys for local residents by providing a more streamlined route for drivers continuing on the A21 and is a testament to the skills and expertise of the project team.”
To find out more about the project’s progress, click here.
Image: The Longfield Flyover ahead of its opening
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Notes to editors:
• Balfour Beatty (www.balfourbeatty.com) is a leading international infrastructure group. With 30,000 employees, we provide innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth. We finance, develop, build and maintain complex infrastructure such as transportation, power and utility systems, social and commercial buildings.
• Our main geographies are the UK, US and South East Asia. Over the last 100 years we have created iconic buildings and infrastructure all over the world including the London Olympics’ Aquatic Centre, Hong Kong’s first Zero Carbon building, the National Museum of the Marine Corps in the US and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.