Repairing bridges in Leicestershire
1 June 2017 - New contracts - United Kingdom
Eurovia Contracting North was selected to start ECI negotiations (Early Contractor Involvement, a form of contract involving the company in the design and planning phase of a project, at the end of which the cost of the works is agreed jointly) with Leicestershire County Council with a view to undertaking a programme of structural repairs for road bridges.
Eurovia was chosen at the end of a mini-competition in accordance with the Medium Scheme Framework 2 process, a system for awarding contracts set up by the Midlands Highways Alliance.
The first structure covered by this programme is the Whitwick Road overpass, which spans the A50, to the east of the M1 motorway. Eurovia will work together with the county of Leicestershire in planning and implementing the replacement of bearings as well as structural repairs to abutments and piers. The other structures affected by the programme are located along the A50 and A511 roads, in the direction of the city of Leicester.
Contract value: €6m.