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WSP and Volkers win Wokingham highways works

Wokingham town hall

WSP and VolkerHighways have been awarded extensive contracts for highways maintenace works by Wokingham Council.  

Volkers bagged a maintenance and construction contract worth an estimated £68M, while WSP was awarded a £35M contract which covers the provision of highways and transport services. 

An additional three tenders were received by Wokingham Borough Council for the maintenance and construction contract, which ultimately was awarded to Volkers.

Volkers will be responsible for providing highway reactive maintenance works, safety inspections, routine highway maintenance, street lighting routine and reactive maintenance schemes, as well as structural maintenance works for the 166,000 residents under the care of the council.  

In total, seven tenders were received by Wokingham Borough Council for the highways and transport professional services consultancy contract.  

Under the contract, WSP will be responsible for the provision of works including; traffic signal service, maintenance and upgrades, flood modelling and flood support, structures inspections and maintenance management, and environmental services. 

According to the original tenders, listed in January 2018, both contracts will run for seven years with the option for an additional 36 month extension. 

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