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Shortlist for £2.7bn Birmingham PFI revealed

05/05/2022

A shortlist of two bidders has been revealed for the restructured £2.7bn Birmingham highways PFI contract.

Contractors line up for £1.2bn Birmingham PFI

14/01/2022

A host of industry names are showing interest in a £1.2bn Private Finance Initiative concession to maintain roads in Birmingham for the city council.

Kier wins six-month Birmingham extension

29/04/2021

Kier Highways has been awarded a six-month extension on its Birmingham Interim Services Contract, which was originally a 15-month deal reported to be worth around £85m.

Birmingham's Perry Barr flyover removed

12/02/2021

A well-known flyover in Birmingham has been demolished as part of a £27.1m highway works programme in preparation for the Commonwealth Games.

Kier takes over interim Birmingham contract

03/02/2020

Kier has been brought in to manage the 15-month interim highway services contract in Birmingham after Amey's failed PFI deal in the city.

Will Amey and Birmingham finally part ways?

26/04/2019

Reports suggest a final decision may be close in the ongoing disputes between Amey and Birmingham City Council over its PFI debacle.

Q and A: Birmingham's Cllr Zaffar talks Clean Air Zones

10/07/2018

Birmingham City Council recently approved plans for a Class D charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ), which would include private cars. Highways spoke to councillor Waseem Zaffar MBE, cabinet member for transport and environment, about the issue at the National Clean Air Summit.

Work on Spaghetti Junction completed ahead of schedule

07/11/2016

Work to repair Spaghetti Junction in Birmingham has been completed ahead of schedule.

Work continues on Spaghetti Junction

31/08/2016

Highways England is continuing to repair the Aston Expressway and Spaghetti Junction in Birmingham with overnight closures set to run for an additional two weeks.

Work to start on ageing Spaghetti Junction

20/06/2016

Highways England will carry out works to repair Spaghetti Junction in Birmingham over the next six months.  

Toppesfield awarded 20-year maintenance contract

23/06/2015

Toppesfield has been awarded a 20-year road maintenance contract in Birmingham.

Spaghetti Junction repair work extended

12/03/2015

Vital repairs to Birmingham’s Spaghetti Junction will take longer than expected after Highways Agency engineers discovered clusters of damage around loadbearing supports and joints.  

Birmingham unveils highways winners

09/10/2014

Birmingham City Council has released details of its preferred highways improvements contractors for the next four years.

DfT approves A452 works

24/10/2013

Work can now start on vital improvements to the road layout of the A452 Chester Road in Birmingham after receiving final approval from the Department for Transport.

New section of A45 officially opened

02/10/2013

A new and improved section of A45 near to Birmingham Airport has been officially opened.

Firms invited to join race for £200m framework

27/08/2013

Birmingham City Council is inviting companies to prequalify for a £200 million highways and civil engineering framework.

Birmingham tunnels closed for six weeks

22/07/2013

The tunnels in Birmingham city centre have been closed for six weeks while essential highway maintenance work is carried out.

Carillion wins £126m job to speed-up M6

05/01/2012

Carillion has been chosen to carry out £126m of work to transform a section of the M6 in Birmingham to a managed motorway.

Birmingham 'never better prepared' for winter

03/11/2011

Birmingham City Council is confident it can tackle the worst winter can bring after a big investment in its gritter fleet and new GPS technology.

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Project Manager

£32,798 to £38,553
The post holder will be required to undertake all project management duties necessary to deliver those essential activities. Torfaen (Tor-faen)
Recruiter: Torfaen County Borough Council

Parking Team Leader

£28,226 - £29,174
We have an opportunity for a Parking Team Leader to join our team in West Cumbria. Cumbria
Recruiter: Cumbria County Council

Recycling Monitoring Officer

£27,009 - £31,155
Turn your environmental passion into practical action. Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
Recruiter: The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council

Engineer (Highways)

£37,491 - £44,598
To provide operational delivery of a range of specialist professional and technical services for the Highways Group. Tower Hamlets, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Tower Hamlets London Borough Council

Senior Engineer (Assets and Design) – Assets

£36,371 - £38,553
We are seeking to recruit a Senior Engineer (Asset and Design) to join our Highway Asset and Design team. Aberaeron, Ceredigion (Sir Ceredigion)
Recruiter: Ceredigion County Council

Assistant Director of Highways and Engineering

to £85,239
Imagine a diverse town full of contrasts, a strong identity and residents who are proud to call it home. Bolton, Greater Manchester
Recruiter: Bolton Council

Assistant Engineer (Assets and Design)

£25,419 - £30,984
We are seeking to recruit an Assistant Engineer (Asset and Design) to join our Highway Asset and Design team. Aberaeron, Ceredigion (Sir Ceredigion)
Recruiter: Ceredigion County Council

Senior Engineer (Assets and Design) – Structures

£36,371 - £38,553
We are seeking to recruit a Chartered Structural Engineer to join our Highway Asset and Design team on a permanent, full-time basis. Aberaeron, Ceredigion (Sir Ceredigion)
Recruiter: Ceredigion County Council

Senior Engineer (Highways Development Control)

£36,371 - £38,553
We are looking to recruit a highly-motivated, creative and innovative and suitably qualified or experienced Senior Engineer. Aberaeron, Ceredigion (Sir Ceredigion)
Recruiter: Ceredigion County Council

Senior Engineer

£35,336 to £41,591
The successful applicant should hold a degree or equivalent in a technical/engineering subject and have 5 years’ experience. Newbury, Berkshire
Recruiter: West Berkshire Council

Transport Strategy Officers

£33702 - £35432 per annum + generous pension, agile working + more
The Transport Strategy team at Buckinghamshire council is recruiting to 4 exciting new roles, focusing on our priorities to encourage people to travel England, Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury
Recruiter: Buckinghamshire Council

Specialist Heavy Plant Operator

£22,571 - £24,920
This new opportunity/position is to work within both the Northumberland County Council SE Maintenance. Northumberland
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Network Coordination Assistant

£19,650 - £20,043
This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Network Management team within the Highways service. Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Recruiter: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Development and Flood Risk Officer

£28,373
Essex is committed to enabling inclusive economic growth. Essex (Anywhere Worker)
Recruiter: Essex County Council

Waste Management Operative

£20,468
Leicestershire County Councils, Contracts and Haulage Team are looking to recruit a Waste Management Operator to join the team. Leicestershire
Recruiter: Leicestershire County Council

Waste Transfer Station Plant Operative

£20,807
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Waste Management Delivery Service. Leicestershire
Recruiter: Leicestershire County Council

Contract Management Officer

£22,571 - £32,798
Cambridgeshire County Council is seeking to appoint a Contract Management Officer into the Highways Contracts and Commissioning Team. Various places - working out of office base
Recruiter: Cambridgeshire County Council

Waste Management Supervisor

£24,283.58 - £26,812.09
The role will be responsible for supervising the Waste Transfer Station and Internal Haulage operation. Leicestershire
Recruiter: Leicestershire County Council

Project Engineer

£25,418 to £36,370
We are looking for Project Engineers to join our teams in Brompton-on-Swale, Richmond and Boroughbridge. Boroughbridge, York
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Project Engineer – Electrical

£33,486-£36,370
We are looking for a Project Engineer – Electrical to join our Electrical Engineering Team. Leeming Bar, Northallerton (Hybrid Working)
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

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