Decision Maker: Director of Highways, Transport and Planning
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
West Sussex County Council is a designated Highways Authority under the Highways Act 1980 and has a duty to maintain highways maintainable at public expense.
In January 2019, the Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure approved the commencement of a procurement process for a new Highways Maintenance Term Contract or set of contracts and delegated authority to the Director of Highways and Transport to finalise the terms of and award the Highway Maintenance Term Contract, or set of contracts at the conclusion of the procurement process.
In November 2019, the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning appointed contractors to a four-year Framework Agreement to commence 1 April 2020 for capital works for highways.
Lots 4, 5 and 6 (carriageways, footways and infrastructure works) are procured annually and a formal procurement process will be undertaken in the autumn for the delivery of highway works in 2022-23.
At the conclusion of the procurement process, the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning will be asked to award the highway improvement contracts - phase 1.
Publication date: 14/12/2021
Date of decision: 14/12/2021
Effective from: 24/12/2021