North Lanarkshire Council has begun the search for a contractor to deliver roads and infrastructure maintenance and improvement services under a £450M contract.
The council has an ambitious vision to re-invent North Lanarkshire as the place to live, learn, work, invest and visit. Through the project, an ambitious programme of regeneration and infrastructure investment, it aims to implement a vision that enables inclusive growth and prosperity that will significantly improve the quality of life and wellbeing of North Lanarkshire’s communities, reports New Civil Engineer.
The minimum contract term is eight years, with the option of up to four one-year performance related extensions. The maximum contract term is 12 years.
Overall, the contract is expected to drive efficiencies, bring innovation, deliver value for money and continuous improvement and contribute positive social impact, said the council.
Core services to be provided will include delivery of roads reactive maintenance and incident response services and routine maintenance, winter maintenance planning/delivery and network inspections. Other projects and programmes will include life cycle replacements of components of assets at scale, including replacement of carriageways and car parks, footways, footpaths, pedestrian areas, other paved areas and cycle tracks, structures, street lighting, street furniture, traffic management systems, land and professional services and other related work.