Highways England names 11 contractors for £3.3bn resurfacing work

Highways England has revealed the 11 contractors it has signed a four-year deal with to carry out essential motorway and major A road resurfacing work.

The framework is broken down into six geographical areas and worth an estimated £3.3bn. In each region, two firms will carry out major resurfacing work valued at over £1m, while two will carry out renewals work valued at under £1m.

Highways England’s executive director of operations Nick Harris said: “We know that drivers want and deserve good quality, safe roads which is why since 2015 when Highways England was created we have replaced more than 4,400 miles of road surface. This new arrangement will help us tackle uneven road surfaces faster, in a more cost effective and efficient way – keeping journeys safer and offering smoother journeys for the millions of drivers who use our roads every day.”

The full list of contractors include:

  • Aggregate Industries UK
  • Breedon Bow Highways
  • Cemex Construction Services
  • Colas
  • Eurovia Infrastructure
  • FM Conway
  • Galliford Try Infrastructure
  • Hanson Contracting
  • Huyton Asphalt
  • Tarmac Trading
  • Toppesfield

The contract will see Tarmac Contracting deliver pavement maintenance and support major new projects across five regional areas including the North East, North West, Midlands, East and South East.

Paul Fleetham, managing director of Tarmac, said: “We are looking forward to continuing our excellent working relationship with Highways England and its supply chain, drawing on our capabilities to deliver high-quality projects across the strategic road network that will minimise disruption, deliver value for money and prioritise the safety of team members and road users.”

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