Production of cost estimates for 12 alternative options for the proposed £multi-billion Lower Thames Crossing, to support business case appraisal for this complex scheme. These include bored tunnel, cable stayed bridge and immersed tube tunnel options.
A preferred route has been announced for the scheme which will provide a new crossing of the Thames estuary, connecting Essex and Kent. The scheme is estimated to cost between £4.4 bn and £6.2 bn and includes:
Lead Estimator – capex, opex and lifecycle costs.
Benchmark Estimating Ltd has produced capex, opex and lifecycle cost estimates for the scheme for business case assessments and appraisal of alternative route options, including immersed tunnel and major bridge crossings.
We are currently providing specialist estimating services and assisting the development of the cost plan for the scheme.