The Highways Agency has awarded the £200M Managing Agent Contractor (MAC) deal for the Yorkshire and Humber area to A-one+, a joint venture between Halcrow, Colas and Costain.
Under the five year contract A-one+ will provide a range of services including routine and winter maintenance, incident support as well as undertaking maintenance and improvement schemes up to a value of £500,000.
The 840km of routes in Area 12 include motorways and trunk roads within the counties of North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, the East Riding of Yorkshire as well as part of Greater Manchester, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.
Vanessa Gilbert, Divisional Director of Network Operations, North East and Yorkshire said: “This appointment allows us to continue to provide a high level of service to the road user putting our customers first whilst maintaining and operating the strategic road network. My team and I are looking forward to working with A-one+ over the next 5 years.”
Andy Jamieson, A-one+ Managing Director said: “A-one+ is delighted to be awarded this important contract working for a major blue chip client. It provides an excellent opportunity for A-one+ to build on its existing MAC contracts and provide the HA with a first class efficient service.”
The new arrangements will come into effect from 1 October.