The M42 Junction 6 improvement was necessary due to the local socioeconomic growth of the area, and a need for improved road links.

Current congestion and journey reliability issues are a significant constraint to future investment in the area. Ardent supported AECOM throughout Project Control Framework stages 3 and 4. 

We provided full land referencing services, DCO advice, and case management with all affected parties.

We supported the Valuation Office Agency in development of land and works agreements, and supported the client during the Examination and service of s134 notices. Consent was granted on 21st May 2020. Ardent are continuing to support multiple other Highways England DCO applications.