Highways England has published a tender notice for a construction works framework worth a total of £434M.
The framework covers Areas 13 and 14 in the North East and North West and bidders can apply to work on one or both areas, which will have a combined total of 11 Lots representing specialist areas. An applicant company can tender for up to three Lots in Area 13 and three Lots in Area 14
It says up to 33 contractors can apply for a share of the 48-month contract, which starts in January. The listing deadline is 15 August.
Highways England has also published a notice for an Area 13 and 14 Design Services Contract, for an unspecified amount. The 63 month contract would start in December. The listing deadline is 1 August.