The Isle of Wight Council has formally advertised its £1.2bn highways maintenance contract.
The deal includes the rehabilitation and maintenance of the roads and associated assets during a core investment period, followed by ongoing lifecycle maintenance for the remainder of the 25-year term.
Services provided will include:
- Management, refurbishment and maintenance of all publicly maintained rural and urban roads, including A, B, C classified and all unclassified roads including structures, kerbs, cycleways and footways, verges and the road drainage system,
- Ongoing lifecycle, routine and winter maintenance and operation of all associated assets,
- Assessment and provision of containment in line with national standards of parapets, piers, bridge soffits and retaining walls,
- Upgrade of structures to 40 Tonne capacity,
- Upgrade/replacement and maintenance of all traffic signals, streetlighting columns, illuminated bollards and safety cameras,
- Lifecycle, routine maintenance and operation of CCTV control room and cameras,
- Amenity and highway verge cutting, weed control, street cleansing, ditching, quartering, drain and gully cleansing,
- Capital, maintenance and development works to both on and off-street car parks.
The deadline for expressions of interest is 13 April.