Balfour Beatty awarded £55m highways works

Balfour Beatty awarded £55m highways worksBalfour Beatty Living Places has been awarded a £55 million contract by West Sussex County Council to continue its highways maintenance and improvement scheme works.

The contract includes highways improvements such as resurfacing, safety fencing, footway, cycleway and carriageway reconstruction; highways maintenance including defect repair, grass cutting and reactive emergency response.

Balfour Beatty Living Places has been West Sussex County Council’s Highways Alliance Partner since July 2011.

The 2014/15 Annual Performance Report demonstrates that West Sussex Highways is a successful Highways Alliance.

With improvements in safety and asset management Service Provider Indicators (SPIs), the report also showed that the 2014/15 SPIs in Highway safety, works delivery, network availability and customer satisfaction were consistently above target.

West Sussex County Council Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport, John O’Brien, said: “We are pleased to continue our relationship with our partner Balfour Beatty Living Places.

We look forward to working closely with them again over the next two years. Together we will maintain and improve the road infrastructure in West Sussex on behalf of our residents and businesses.”

Amanda Fisher, Managing Director of Balfour Beatty Living Places said “I am thrilled with the two year contract extension for West Sussex which is testament to the excellent service delivery provided by the industry-leading Highways Alliance.

Our expert teams will continue to work closely with West Sussex County Council to create great places to live, work and play for local residents”.

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