Tuesday, 21st September 2021

Cleveland Bridge awarded contract to build 250 bridges

Colombo, Sep 03 (BAN/ AD): Cleveland Bridge a Darlington firm will be constructing 250 bridges in Sri Lanka with support of UK Export Finance which will be providing £49 million worth of support to help Cleveland Bridge.

The project will improve Sri Lankan rural transport infrastructure. Various communities will be benefitted and will reduce the distance people need to travel to reach essential services. This will help cut cost UKEF said in a statement.

Don Underwood, Commercial Consultant, Cleveland Bridge said “We are delighted UKEF has chosen to support this project, and Cleveland Bridge’s continued growth. UKEF’s flexible support is hugely important for our international success, helping us build confidence with our overseas customers and access financing to deliver dynamic projects.”

Cleveland Bridge has to its credit of building various iconic landmarks including the Sydney Harbor Bridge and Tyne Bridge.

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