The framework is divided into two lots, according to size of scheme. Lot 1 is for small schemes with a value of up to £1.5m. Lot 2 is for larger schemes worth up to £20m.
The total value of Lot 1 is estimated at up to £150m, while Lot 2 is worth a total £600m over the four-year term.
Highway works covered by the contract include structural work, surfacing and maintenance, road works and capital schemes.
The selected contractors are:
Lot 1 — Small Schemes
- Danaher & Walsh (Civil Engineering)
- Henderson & Taylor (Public Works
- Murrill Construction
- W&H Roads
- Fox Building & Engineering
- John Henry & Sons Civil Engineers
Lot 2 — Large Schemes
- Carillion Construction— Tarmac JV
- Interserve Construction
- Kier Infrastructure & Overseas
- Eurovia Infrastucture
- Jackson Civil Engineering
- Morgan Sindall
The procurement was led by Cambridgeshire County Council on behalf of the Eastern Highways Alliance, which also includes: Bedford Borough Council, Central Bedfordshire Council, Essex County Council, Hertfordshire County Council, Luton Borough Council, Norfolk County Council, Peterborough City Council, Southend On Sea Borough Council, Suffolk County Council and Thurrock Council.