Westmorland and Furness Council starts search for contractor to deliver surface treatments

Westmorland and Furness Council has started its search for a contractor to deliver capital highway maintenance works with a focus on surface treatments. The services to be delivered under this contract are capital highway maintenance works to repair worn out carriageway. Primary works will include surface dressing, micro asphalt, asphalt preservation, high friction surfacing work […]

Kier wins £225m Somerset highways deal

Somerset Council has signed a new eight-year highway maintenance contract with Kier Transportation to replace Milestone Infrastructure. The £225m contract covers key maintenance works, including road repairs, drainage, verge cutting and winter gritting. Somerset’s current contract with Milestone Infrastructure comes to an end at the end of March 2024. In a change to the way […]

Kent County Council starts procurement process for highways professional services

Kent County Council is planning a Procurement process to put in place a new Framework to deliver Professional Services. Prior to the commencement of the procurement process, the council has said it wishes to engage with key stakeholders to gather information to help shape its procurement strategy. Kent County Council wishes to secure the services […]

Essex County Council starts early engagement for future highways provision

Essex County Council has started the early engagement process for provision of its highways services. The council’s current Highways Strategic Transformation Contract (Highways Contract) ends on the 31st March 2027 with no further option to extend. “Therefore, the Council has started on our journey of discovery, regarding how the Highways Service provision could evolve and […]

15 companies win places on Yorkshire civils framework

Contractors Galliford Try Construction, Keltbray Highways and Colas are among 15 companies appointed to a £355m YORcivil3 South and West Area Contractors Framework Agreement, managed by Sheffield City Council. This is for construction works to serve public bodies and third-sector organisations primarily in Yorkshire & the Humber. The other successful contractors are Applebridge Construction, Breheny […]

Cyngor Gwynedd starts search for road contractors

Welsh local authority Cyngor Gwynedd Council has started the search for contractors for a £100m civil engineering contract. Cyngor Gwynedd published a prior-information notice for a four-lot deal, which will cover civil engineering works on major and minor highways in the region. This includes; Conwy and Denbighshire; Flintshire and Wrexham; and West Wales and the Valleys. The […]

Hertfordshire County Council starts search for new professional services contractor for highways

Hertfordshire County Council has started the search to appoint a professional services provider to deliver professional services related to highways. The council is looking to forge a long-term collaborative relationship with a service provider that delivers a contract that actively supports the authority’s corporate objectives and enhances the county of Hertfordshire. The council now wishes […]


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