A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme

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(Balfour Beatty/Carillion/Costain/

Skanska JV)

Client Representative




Site Operations


May – November 2016

June 2017

September – October 2017

Project Summary

Causeway Geotech were appointed by A14IDT to carry out the Ground Investigation for the proposed bypass road between Huntingdon and Cambridge. The scheme covers a total of 35km and the investigation was scoped to provide assessment of geo-environmental conditions to assist the design and construction of the highway and associated structures.

The works were carried out across a variety of terrain including agricultural land, parkland, river banks, existing structures, carparks, existing road verges and carriageways under control of Traffic Management on day and night shift.

The investigation was successfully completed under the supervision of a Chartered Engineer and five Site Engineers from Causeway Geotech working closely with the Client’s Representative and A14IDT.

Project Scope

rotary cored holes using Geobor-S techniques

Cable percussion boreholes

locations for static CPTs