The Highways Agency has awarded 12 firms work on its £300M framework for highways construction framework for the North West and West Midlands for the period 2009-2013.
Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering, Geoffrey Osborne, Chevron Traffic Management, HW Martin (Traffic Management), Tarmac, Aggregate Industries, Joe Roocroft & Sons, Roy Hankinson, J McCann & Co, Freyssinet, Laser Special Projects and Interserve Project Services were announced as the successful firms.
The framework means they will have responsibility for network improvement and maintenance on the all purpose trunk roads and motorways in Highways Agency areas 9 and 10, which cover Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside and parts of Lancashire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire.
Specific work includes general civil engineering, carriageway surfacing, traffic management, painting, safety fencing, electrical, cathodic protection, concrete repairs and bridge deck waterproofing.
The announcement was made today through the website of the Official Journal of the European Union.