Major Roads Carriageway Resurfacing Contract – Reading

Major Roads Carriageway Resurfacing Contract – Reading

Surfacing requirements to major roads around Reading Area.

Major Roads Carriageway Resurfacing Contract 2021/22

Contract summary



    • Road-maintenance materials – 44113900
    • Highway maintenance work – 45233139
    • Road-maintenance works – 45233141

Location of contract


Value of contract

£750,000 to £1,000,000

Procurement reference

RBC P 00001008

Published date

23 June 2021

Closing date

21 July 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

2 August 2021

Contract end date

12 November 2021

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?





Surfacing requirements to major roads around Reading Area. The Contractor will be required to undertake the following main elements of work: –

i. Traffic management – to design, set up and implement traffic management systems in accordance with Chapter 8 of the traffic signs manual to include diversions around the works within and outside the Council’s administrative area.

ii. Removal and Disposal – The removal of the existing road surface to varying depths and disposal. This will include the safe disposal of any Tar Bound material found within the works. Some deeper removal of defective base course will be required.

iii. Existing Utility and drainage covers – All covers are to be raised or lowered to the correct levels any defective or broken cover is to be replaced prior to resurfacing.

iv. Surfacing – Resurfacing with Rolled Asphalt surface course 55% 0/10 with a minimum PSV of 55 and 68 in areas. Some areas of base course will need to be replaced.

v. Road Markings – The existing road markings are to be surveyed and recorded before any works are carried out and then repainted before any closure or diversion is removed.

vi. Existing drainage – All existing gulley’s are to be cleaned out and the connections are to be jetted to ensure they are in proper working order.


More information


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Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


How to apply

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About the buyer


Contact name

Gareth Prandle


Bridge Street
United Kingdom


01189 3 74167