Ferrovial named preferred bidder for UK’s Calderdale highways contract


LONDON | Amey, Ferrovial Services’ British subsidiary, was named today preferred bidder to take on a highways maintenance contract with Calderdale Council worth up to £120 million.

Amey has been Calderdale’s highways maintenance and street lighting provider since May 2000,

“and this announcement signals the start of new five year contract with Calderdale Council providing a wider range of services. The contract will begin in October 2012 for five years, with the option to extend for up to 15 years,” the Spanish company said in a press release.

The contract involves the maintenance of 1,100 km of road, 36,000 street lights as well as providing drainage, winter maintenance and emergency highway operations, on behalf of the council.

Amey recently completed financing for its infrastructure maintenance contract with Sheffield City Council, worth over £2 billion. It also has a contract with Birmingham City Council. These projects are part of the Intelligent Citiesstrategy implemented by Ferrovial Services.

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