Colas and Balfour Beatty joins WSP on £762m contracts
Colas has taken to the streets as one of Lincolnshire County Council’s new highways contractors, together with Balfour Beatty Group and alongside existing contractor, WSP UK.
The start of works is in line with guidance from the Department for Transport and Public Health England, as the county council’s new contractors will carry out essential highways maintenance over the coming weeks. This is to ensure that life-saving medicine, equipment, supplies and healthcare staff can travel to wherever they are needed most.
Worth a combined £762m, the new highways contracts will run for an initial period of six years, with the potential to be extended for a further six years. The traffic signals maintenance contract will be delivered and managed from the Colas regional office in Grantham.
Faical Lahmamsi, Colas executive director national and regional operations, said: “Our traffic signals team look forward to delivering a full support package of planned and reactive maintenance and we are excited at the prospect of a great collaboration with all our alliance partners, Balfour Beatty Living Places and WSP on delivering the needs of our client and the community around Lincolnshire. In the current era of COVID-19, we will monitor the situation daily on our work sites, and no work will proceed on any site that cannot comply with our COVID-19 Site Operating Procedures.”