OREANDA-NEWS. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it was awarded a new four-year contract from Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) (previously the National Roads Authority) to provide road safety technical consultancy services across the national road network in Ireland.

Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is providing health and safety inspections on major roadworks and traffic management sites. Jacobs’ core services on this project include monitoring compliance with legislation; checking for adherence to guidelines; reporting on recurring issues; and developing advice notes on such issues. Jacobs is also providing corporate support for occupational health and safety.

Jacobs has worked closely with TII for several years, providing a variety of health and safety advisory services. Under the new contract, Jacobs continues to undertake temporary safety measures and other inspections and provide advice to the TII as a single supplier.

TII operates, maintains and improves the national primary and secondary road network in Ireland, a network which is more than 6,000 kilometers long, consisting of motorways, dual carriageways and single lane roads. TII's primary function is to provide an integrated approach to the future development and operation of the national roads network.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Buildings & Infrastructure Senior Vice President Bob Duff stated, “We have provided health and safety services to Transport Infrastructure Ireland since 2008 and are delighted to further develop our relationship and share our safety culture under this contract. We look forward to continuing to closely support one of our key clients as they seek to improve the standard of safety within the road construction sector in Ireland.”

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services.

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