A long-running dispute over alleged defects on Cambridgeshire’s guided busway has been settled says the county council. Cambridgeshire County Council was in disagreement with BAM Nuttall over the busway.
In a statement released on Monday, a spokesperson said: “The County Council has been working hard to ensure the long-term future of the Guided Busway, as a safe, sustainable and effective part of our local infrastructure, which millions of passengers rely on. Following positive discussions with BAM Nuttall, the case will no longer be going to court as all parties have reached an undisclosed, confidential settlement.
“This settlement gives the council the confidence it needed to secure the long-term future of the busway.”
In April a multi-million pound project to widen the southern section of the guided busway in Cambridge was approved. The decision was unanimously agreed by councillors at a meeting of their strategy and resources committee.
A total of £2.891 million will be earmarked for the feasibility, design and implementation of widening over the next couple of years. BAM Nuttall ahs been contacted for comment.