13 February 2017 – Smart motorways expert WSP has been appointed by AECOM so they can jointly deliver two of the latest schemes awarded by Highways England on their Smart Motorway Programme, which includes the M62 Junction 10 to 12 and the M6 Junction 21a to 26, in a contract worth circa £2.8m. Both schemes will ease congestion by improving transport links between Warrington and Wigan for the M6 and between Liverpool and Warrington New Town, and Manchester for the M62, while supporting economic growth in the North of England.