Fitzgerald (Civil Engineer Contractors)

City Circuit, MIRA

£2 million

The construction of the InnoVITS Advanced City Circuit at the renowned Motor Industry Research Association (MIRA) testing facility near Nuneaton in Warwickshire. The purpose of the scheme was to imitate city streets and provide a safe environment for the testing of future transport innovations and vehicle technologies.

The project provided a unique challenge requiring innovative solutions to enable the scheme to be delivered within the Client’s operational and financial constraints. This involved extensive value engineering of the scheme to meet the client’s aspirations and included lime stabilised subgrade to improve CBR, EME2 asphalt for improved carriageway strength and longevity.

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