Council starts £1.5m winter maintenance bid race

11/05/2012
Highways Reporters

Kirklees Borough Council is looking for a winter maintenance specialist to deliver snow-clearing services worth £1.5m over the next two years.

The council has started the tender race for firms to provide workers and snowploughs to keep the borough's roads open.

The two-year framework deal will cover "the provision of labour, plant, and vehicles to carry out carriageway and footway winter service operations predominantly on the public highway within the administrative area of Kirklees Council.

"These operations include the precautionary application of de-icing agent to the carriageway and footway, additional operations will include snow ploughing, de-icing agent application and snow clearance works during and after periods of snowfall."

The contract starts in October and firms must register their interest by June 25.

For more information contact Borough of Kirklees Council - Streetscene & Housing Service Flint Street, Fartown Robert Williams and Beverley Martin HD1 6LG Huddersfield UNITED KINGDOM +44 1484225517 highways.contracts@kirklees.gov.uk

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