highway maintenance

Council to insource routine maintenance

16/02/2021

Cheshire West and Chester Council has revealed plans for the delivery of its Highways Service, which include delivering most small-scale maintenance services in-house.

Leafy Surrey seeks bidders for £800m roads deal

25/06/2020

Surrey County Council is carrying out further pre-market engagement for a highway maintenance contract that could be worth £800m over 14-21 years.

Q and A with Mathew Lugg: Self-assessment, self-assessed

13/02/2020

A top sliced cash pot is not really supposed to change a sector. It’s a politician’s gift, a press release, a civil servant’s pet project. In highways it often just shores up finance that had bled off into other services anyway. The highways self-assessment process was different.

Northamptonshire highways fails to stand up to scrutiny

28/01/2020

Northamptonshire County Council's highways department is under-performing, failing to get value for money, understaffed and in need of reform, according a review by the authority's scrutiny committee.

Balfour scoops £217m Lincolnshire roads deal

03/12/2019

Balfour Beatty Living Places has secured a highway maintenance contract with Lincolnshire County Council worth £217m over six years with an option to extend for a further six.

Stoke enters risky waters on maintenance

09/10/2019

City of Stoke-on-Trent Council is the latest highway authority to agree a new maintenance policy, which will delay defect repairs and has been linked to funding as well as updated risk management policies.

‘Excellent performance’ wins Balfour Beatty £34m Warwickshire extension

07/08/2019

Balfour Beatty Living Places has been awarded a one-year extension worth £34m on its Warwickshire highways maintenance contract.

Surrey seeks market help with rethink of £615m highways services

09/07/2019

Surrey County Council is consulting the market in what appears to be a major rethink of the delivery of its highways maintenance, construction and design services before the procurement of some £615m of work.

Be bold and brave, Balfour boss tells councils

02/05/2019

The head of a major term maintenance contractor has called on local authorities to stick with outsourcing for local roads, despite the collapse of major players in the field and a dearth of bids for contracts.

Renfrewshire launches £40m spend on 'quality, long-term repairs'

01/05/2019

Renfrewshire Council has launched a five-year, £40m roads maintenance programme, which it described as ‘the biggest ever sustained investment in our roads network’.

North Yorkshire considers Teckal option in highways revamp

10/04/2019

North Yorkshire County Council is considering using a ‘Teckal’ company in order to improve its highway maintenance services.

Wolverhampton keeps traffic moving with quick pothole repairs

29/10/2018

Wolverhampton Council has cut disruption on its roads by using a Velocity Patcher to fill potholes roads across the city at speed.

Unsung heroes

19/10/2018

The Ranty Highwayman is a chartered engineer who works in a local highways department. In this article he discusses unsung heroes.

East region maintenance contract worth £490m, Highways England confirms

16/10/2018

Highways England has valued its new combined Maintenance and Response contract for the East of England at £490m over 15 years.

Harrow looks over the hill for £110m highway works

16/10/2018

Harrow Council is looking for a highways maintenance contractor in a deal that could be worth £110m over 10 years.

Haringey advertises £108m highways and lighting works

05/09/2018

Haringey Council is seeking a contractor or contractors for a highway and street lighting contract worth up to £108m over eight years.

Local highways and transport underspends by hundreds of millions

29/08/2018

Local highways and transport services in England underspent by hundreds of millions of pounds in 2017-18, as the growing pressure from demand-led services such as social care continued to bite.

It’s coming home (for FM Conway at least): Firm secures £130m Croydon contract

09/07/2018

Infrastructure services company FM Conway has won a highway service contract worth up to £130m with the London Borough of Croydon, where it has an asphalt plant, as part of the town’s £5.2bn regeneration programme.

Incentive element 'likely to continue', DfT official says

27/06/2018

A Department for Transport official has said the argument has been won on highway authority incentive funding and the system is likely to continue into the next parliament.

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£25,481 - £27,041
Are you passionate and knowledgeable about Public Rights of Way (PROW)? Kirklees, West Yorkshire
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Electrical Services Manager 63663 CESE

£42,720 to £46,635 per annum
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Highways Major Projects Manager – Highways and Transportation

up to £57,376
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Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

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£26,025 - £31,536 depending on skills
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Senior Highways Engineer (Road Safety)

£45,859 - £50, 654
We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Road Safety Engineer to manage the process of reducing road traffic collisions and casualties through the Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Recruiter: Milton Keynes Council

Adoptions Inspector

£27,614 to £30,602 per annum
City of York Council's busy highway adoptions team is looking to recruit an adoptions inspector to assess and inspect the standard of works York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Specialist Refuse Loader

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Specialist Refuse Loader Stakeford, Choppington
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Assistant Director Environment

£95,438
We are looking for a strategic and resilient leader to become our next Assistant Director of Environment here in Doncaster. Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Recruiter: Doncaster Council

Project Engineer – Scarborough or Whitby Area Office

£24,982 to £35,745
We have an exciting Project Engineer opportunity in our Scarborough or Whitby Highways Operational office. Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Ice Rink Manager

£29,724 - £32,757
We are looking for a friendly and approachable person to join our management team, who can... Chelmsford, Essex
Recruiter: Chelmsford City Council

Environment Improvement Officer

£24,982 - £27,041 per annum
For further information on the role please click. Telford, Shropshire
Recruiter: Telford & Wrekin Council

Assistant Director - Capital Projects, Building Services, Highways and Transport

£77,862 to £93,434 per annum
You will lead a diverse range of services and will be responsible for the delivery of an ambitious and varied Capital Programme of... Darlington, Durham
Recruiter: Darlington Borough Council

Senior Assistant Engineer (Network Management)

£32,234 to £34,728
There are 2 roles available and each role will be pivotal to the Council in delivering statutory duties which fall... Wirral, Merseyside
Recruiter: Wirral Borough Council

Team Leader (Network Development)

£37,890 to £40,876
Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who... Wirral, Merseyside
Recruiter: Wirral Borough Council

Clerk of Works [JE1119]

£30,451 – £34,728
We are looking for a Clerk of Works to join our expanding team, supporting the Senior Engineers to deliver on... Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Recruiter: Milton Keynes Council

CPP Engineer

£19,698 to £35,745
We have developed a career progression pathway with four stages with a well-defined framework for... Cheshire
Recruiter: Wirral Borough Council

Senior HSEQ Advisor

£35,745
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join North Yorkshire County Council's Shared Health and Safety Service to... North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Information and Monitoring Officer

£26,025 - £38,616 per annum depending on skills
Would you like a role in shaping the planning policies of Richmond upon Thames and Wandsworth? London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Senior Officer - Parking

£35,745 - £40,876 per annum
As a Senior Parking Officer (Parking Enforcement) you will be responsible for managing parking contracts relating to the issue of... Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Senior Traffic Engineer

£39,880 - £42,821 per annum
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with excellent experience in Traffic Management and Engineering, or related discipline, to... Pembroke, Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Recruiter: Pembrokeshire County Council

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