New Welsh trunk roads framework opens for bids

Aaron Morby 10 years ago
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Cyngor Gwynedd Council has started the search for highways maintenance contractors to cover Mid and North Wales.

The Welsh Government decided to merge the two once separate regions into a single 3-year framework in the hope of greater cost savings from April next year.

The contractor framework will be operated by the newly-named body, the North and Mid Wales Trunk Road Agency.

Wales’ southern region will continue as a separate framework deal under existing arrangements.

Although the framework includes a major project element for four firms, the vast majority of the £15m spent annually on planned and emergency work will be let through small works packages for a panel of contractors ranging from four to eight firms.

The framework will involve civil, highways, and structures engineering for new highway construction works, improvement works and maintenance renewals.

    • Lot No: 1 North & Mid Wales, repair and emergency work up to £10m – 4 firms
    • Lot No: 2 North and Mid Wales (dual carriageways only: A470, A483, A494, A55 and A550) – 6 firms
    • Lot No: 3 Gwynedd and Anglesey (excluding dual carriageways: A470, A483, A494, A55 and A550) – up to 8 firms
    • Lot No: 4 Conwy and Denbighshire (excluding dual carriageways: A470, A483, A494, A55 and A550) – up to 8 firms
    • Lot No: 5 Flintshire and Wrexham (excluding dual carriageways: A470, A483, A494, A55 and A550) – up to 8 firms
    • Lot No: 6 Powys North (Montgomeryshire) (excluding dual carriageways: A470, A483, A494, A55 and A550) – up to 8 firms
    • Lot title: 7 Powys South (Breconshire and Radnorshire) (excluding dual carriageways: A470, A483, A494, A55 and A550) – up to 8 firms
    • Lot No: 8 Ceredigion (excluding dual carriageways: A470, A483, A494, A55 and A550)
  • New framework packages

Contact Karen Morris 01286679667 or email ContractorFramework2012@gwynedd.gov.uk

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