Aggregate Industries has won the contract for a major road repair programme in the UK’s East Midlands. Under the terms of the deal, Aggregate Industries will deliver a five-year £47 million road repair and maintenance contract across 5,000km of highways in Leicester and Leicestershire.
The construction materials supplieras successful in the joint tender bid for carriageway patching, including pothole repairs, for Leicestershire County Council and Leicester City Council.
The package of works is inclusive of all required works including excavation and milling, removal of road milling material, provision of material and the machine laying and compaction of asphalt materials.
Aggregate Industries is the sole provider for the contract, which initially runs from July 2023 to July 2024, with an optional extension period of four years to be run over 12-month incremental periods.
As part of the agreement, Aggregate Industries will be working in partnership with both local authorities to reduce carbon and help support their net-zero ambitions.
Materials and delivery of works will be supported by the company’s Leicestershire plants at Bardon Hill and Croft.