Kier been appointed as Shropshire Council’s new highways contractor on a deal worth up to £21M per year.
The contract is for seven years and could extend to a further ten years. The contract will start on April 1 next year and Kier will follow on from Ringway.
Shropshire Council’s cabinet member for highways and transport Steve Davenport said: “We are pleased to award our Highways and Term Services contact to Kier following a lengthy and detailed procurement process. Our highways and transport team have been working hard for over a year to ensure that the procurement process and the development of the overall contract for these key services was carried out thoroughly and effectively. We’re confident we have found the best contractor for this work and we look forward to working with them to deliver the best possible highways maintenance services for the people of Shropshire.
“There are some mobilisation matters to finalise over the forthcoming months and we will be working jointly with Kier to finalise all the necessary details before they start work in April next year.”