Amey will handle the responsibility of Maintenance and Response as it goes tracking on more than 130 new starters of Area 12. This contract by Highways England was handed over to Amey on 1st December 2020.
Amey is responsible for the motorway and trunk road network across Yorkshire and Humberside, providing all routine and cyclic maintenance, as of Monday this week. This is an eight-year contract worth £22.5m a year.
The teams are responsible for incident management, defect rectification and responding to severe weather. The teams will also oversee traffic management during incidents and the operation of the ten maintenance depots in the region.
The Area 12 network spans 476km of trunk road (dual), 1,650km of motorway, 179km of trunk road (single carriageway) and 1,963 structures. It was previously looked after by A-one+, a joint venture of Jacobs (formerly CH2M), Colas and Costain. Amey also looks after areas 10 (North West) and 7 (East Midlands).