The Highways Agency has invited five groups to bid for the Asset Support Contract in Area 9.
The five-year maintenance and upkeep contract covering the West Midlands is estimated to be worth up to £160m a year.
As with other ASC deals it will include design and construction of works up to £4m and will come into operation from January 1014.
- Balfour Beatty/Mott McDonald JV
- Atkins / Skanska JV
- Enterprise Mouchel
ASC 9 will cover routes within the counties of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Derbyshire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Leicestershire, and Shropshire and the Metropolitan Boroughs of Walsall, Sandwell and Dudley and the City Of Birmingham.