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Amey wins £325M North West roads deal

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Amey has won a Highways England maintenance and response contract worth £325M for major A roads in the North West.

The 15-year deal, which starts next April, covers Area 10 which encompasses Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire and South Lancashire. The engineering firm will carry out routine maintenance and also respond to emergency incidents and provide severe weather services. Amey has said it will fully automate all maintenance work by 2030 as a safety precaution.

It is part of the client’s asset delivery operating model, under which more contracts for the area will be awarded, including £34M worth of design services and £220M for construction works.

Amey chief executive Andy Milner said: “We have reshaped our highways business to put collaboration and service delivery at the heart of our approach. This approach is the basis of developing this collaborative model with Highways England and the supply chain to deliver services for the communities of the North West.”

In October last year a Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald joint venture was awarded a £115M asset support contract extension in the region which will run until March 2019. 

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