Jacobs Engineering wins programme design contract from Heathrow Airport

24 June 2014 (Last Updated June 24th, 2014 18:30)

Jacobs Engineering Group has secured a new contract from the UK-based Heathrow Airport for the role of airport resilience programme designer.

Jacobs Engineering Group has secured a new contract from the UK-based Heathrow Airport for the role of airport resilience programme designer.

A part of the airport’s new five year investment plan, the airport resilience programme represents one of the largest private-sector investments in UK infrastructure and is part of Heathrow’s business plan for 2014-2019.

"We are looking forward to further developing our relationship with Heathrow Airport through this strategic programme management role."

While the contract value has not been disclosed, it is one of four strategic programmes that will collectively deliver a minimum investment of £2bn.

As per terms of the contract, Jacobs is managing the scope of capital works planned across the entire Heathrow campus.

The works include the development of runways, taxiways, pavements and related terminal airside assets.

This project’s objective is to support Heathrow’s operational efficiency targets and better accommodate modern aircraft.

Jacobs Engineering Group vice-president Conor Doyle said: "We are looking forward to further developing our relationship with Heathrow Airport through this strategic programme management role, which will enable us to lead and coordinate programme design solutions that bring together our long-standing experience both airside and landside at Heathrow Airport."

Headquartered in California, US, Jacobs Engineering is a leading global provider of airport infrastructure services.