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Delivery of structural maintenance works 2022-2026.

Meeting: 10/11/2021 - Cabinet (Item 7)

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Decision:

Cllr Vernon Smith, Cabinet Member for Highways and Flood sought Cabinet approval to procure and award a contract for the delivery of structural maintenance works for up to 4 years from April 2022 to 2026, following the successful conclusion of the current contract.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Delegate authority to the Head of Highways in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways and Flood to:

(1) Conduct a competitive procurement process in respect of a contract for the supply of structural maintenance works for the purpose of surfacing and structural repairs to the County Highways network. The proposed contract shall continue for an initial period of 2 years and include an option to extend its term for a further period of not more than 2 years;

(2) Award such contract to the preferred tenderer; and

(3) Determine whether to exercise the option to extend such contract for a further period of not more than 2 years on the expiry of the initial 2 year term.

Minutes:

Cllr Vernon Smith, Cabinet Member for Highways and Flood sought Cabinet approval to procure and award a contract for the delivery of structural maintenance works for up to 4 years from April 2022 to 2026, following the successful conclusion of the current contract.

 

This was the continuation of £150 million investment in highways. The Cabinet Member thanked members and officers for their support.

 

The member provided some facts and numbers on how highways had been surfaced in the previous four years including:

 

·         Over 562 miles of road have been resurfaced,

·         196 sites had been patched and surfaced dressed

·         495 sites had been resurfaced with new tarmac

·         500,000 tonnes of tarmac, over 31,000 lorry loads

  • Last four years renewed 17% of the roads in Gloucestershire.

 

 

The new road surfaces were kinder to vehicles, with less wear and tear, and the Council was constantly researching and working with suppliers for green solutions such as low temperature material and recycled fillers. Over 95% of material generated from sites were now reused with very little ending up in landfill.

 

Several members commented positively on the work that had been carried out in their divisions.

 

Having considered all of the information. Cabinet noted the report and

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Delegate authority to the Head of Highways in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways and Flood to:

(1) Conduct a competitive procurement process in respect of a contract for the supply of structural maintenance works for the purpose of surfacing and structural repairs to the County Highways network. The proposed contract shall continue for an initial period of 2 years and include an option to extend its term for a further period of not more than 2 years;

(2) Award such contract to the preferred tenderer; and

(3) Determine whether to exercise the option to extend such contract for a further period of not more than 2 years on the expiry of the initial 2 year term.