Atkins awarded MCAAS Contract by the NRA

Atkins has been awarded a prestigious contract to support the National Roads Authority (NRA) in the management of the Motorway network in Ireland.

The Motorway Contracts Audit and Administration Services (MCAAS) contract is a 4 year commission comprising the provision of a core team of 9 people based at strategic locations around Ireland engaged in audit and administration functions. In addition specialist Road Maintenance, Design and Site Supervisory staff will be provided to assist the core team. Atkins have offices in Dublin, Cork and Galway and are well placed to deliver this project around the country.

Tom O’Malley, Managing Director of Atkins Ireland and Fred Barry, CEO of NRA.

The team will provide support to the NRA across the whole Motorway network including the existing PPP Contracts and the newly established Motorway Maintenance and Renewal Contracts (MMaRC).

Tom O’Malley Managing Director at Atkins, commented ‘This is a significant win for Atkins and a fantastic acknowledgement our Highways, Transportation and Asset Management expertise. Atkins is well-placed to deliver this project, not just because of our technical excellence and expertise in the area of road maintenance, but also due to our strength in depth which provide the stability and reassurance that our client needs for this major long term contract.

Tony Mortimer, Atkins’ Director of Highways and Transportation in Ireland said, ‘I would like to congratulate everyone who has been involved in getting us to this point. This win is the result of some real strategic thinking in combination with a major effort across our team. I would like to take the opportunity to commend the NRA for their vision and determination in bringing this project about. The NRA have really moved forward in the area of Road Maintenance and have made very significant steps towards protecting the national motorway asset. We look forward to delivering this project successfully with them over the next 4 years.’