highway maintenance

Highways England treads water with £218m East spend

14/06/2021

Highways England has announced maintenance works totalling £218m over the next year in the East of England.

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.

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