Ringway has bought a new fleet of 110 vehicles for its highway term maintenance contract with North Yorkshire County Council.
The new kit brings the total size of the Ringway fleet up to 180 in the area.
The newest additions include 38 dedicated winter maintenance gritters, replacing 40% of the previous fleet, five gully emptiers, seven street lighting hoists and 60 tippers ranging from 3.5 tonnes to 26 tonnes.
Tom West, Regional Director of Ringway said, “We are committed to delivering a high quality and efficient customer-focused service.
“This new £6m investment in our fleet greatly improves our ability to deliver the maintenance contract for the North Yorkshire area and demonstrates our commitment to being part of making highways North Yorkshire the best service provider in the country.”
The 10 year contract worth £400m – which was previously held by Balfour Beatty – covers all aspects of highway maintenance and improvements including gully emptying, grass cutting, bridge repair and maintenance and street lighting maintenance.
Ringway will also operate vehicle repair workshops across the county which, in addition to its own fleet, Ringway will maintain over 100 commercial vehicles from the County Council as well as those of a number of additional customers, including North Yorkshire Police.