Balfour Beatty wins highway maintenance contract

Balfour Beatty, the FTSE 250 global infrastructure group, announced Friday that it has been awarded a five-year highway maintenance contract by Wiltshire Council.

Balfour Beatty, the FTSE 250 global infrastructure group, announced Friday that it has been awarded a five-year highway maintenance contract by Wiltshire Council.

The contract, which is worth £150m, is due to start of June 1st this year and covers highway maintenance, grass cutting, grounds maintenance, litter collection and street lighting as well as dealing with winter weather, drainage and bridges.

The company previously only held the street lighting contract.

Ian Tyler, Chief Executive Officer of Balfour Beatty said: "We are delighted to be able to build on our existing relationship with Wiltshire Council. We have shown once again the breadth of our skills and experience and that we can deliver for local authorities on a wide range of services."

The decision remains subject to the formal legal procedures for awarding the contract, the firm added.

NR

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