Council to invest an extra £10m into road resurfacing to improve Wiltshire’s highways

Wiltshire Council’s Cabinet agreed to invest a further £10m over the next two years into maintaining and resurfacing the county’s roads. The £10m of extra funding, which is on top of the £14m the council will spend this financial year on highways maintenance, is being funded through the council’s capital funding programme. The additional money […]

Milestone Infrastructure wins Wiltshire highways contract

Milestone Infrastructure has secured a £300m deal to deliver highways maintenance over the next five years for Wiltshire Council. The firm will replace present delivery contractor Ringway in March, which was itself drafted in to maintain the highways network for five years after a bust-up between Balfour Beatty Living and the council in 2016, reports Construction […]

Wiltshire Council commits to more funding for community-based highways projects

Funding for community-based highways projects in Wiltshire has been increased. Wiltshire Council’s cabinet has also agreed to change community area transport groups (CATGs) into local highway and footway improvement groups (LHFIGs). The 18 new LHFIGs – one for each community area in Wiltshire – will be made up of local Wiltshire Council members, town and […]

Wiltshire starts search for firms for new £300m highways term maintenance contract

Wiltshire Council has started the search for a contractor for its Term highways maintenance service, with an emphasis of reducing the carbon footprint of the service. The work includes construction, foundation and surface works, routine, reactive and safety maintenance, repairs and cleansing operations, signing and lining, repairs and maintenance to structures, drainage CCTV investigations and […]

Wiltshire Council starts search for contractor for highway maintenance delivery

Wiltshire Council has started the search for contractors to bid for highway maintenance delivery in the region over the next five to ten years. Presently, Ringway is the current incumbent, who came in after a original contractor Balfour Beatty left the contract. Before the bidding starts officially next April, the council is planning a suppliers […]

Wiltshire Council become the first local authority members of Safer Highways

Wiltshire Council has become the first local authority to join Safer Highways as part of its new free membership programme and is also backing the organisation’s industry-led Stamp It Out initiative to eradicate road worker abuse. Speaking after becoming members, Diane Ware, Principal Technical Officer (Highways) at Wiltshire Council said: “At Wiltshire Council we have […]


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