Yotta DCL will undertake the annual survey of the Isle of Wight’s highway network after winning the contract from Island Roads.
The firm will perform Scanner surveys on 1,400km of classified and unclassified roads and skid resistance surveys on 650km of classified roads. The company will also provide detailed visual inspections for carriageway and footways.
Island Roads is a PFI partnership between the Isle of Wight Council, VINCI Concessions, Meridiam Infrastructure and Ringway. The organisation has started upgrading, enhancing and maintaining the Isle of Wight’s 804km of rural and urban roads, 756km of footways, 29km of cycleways, over 12,000 street lights, 239 bridges, 612 structures, public car parks, signage, CCTV and street furniture.
“Yotta DCL’s tender return was very comprehensive in terms of the level of information the company provided and we are pleased to be working with them on this important contract. The surveys are competitively priced and Yotta DCL has a reputation for providing high quality data and service and we have confidence that the company will deliver the survey excellence we require to meet the requirements of the contract,” says Mark Boyle, quantity surveyor, Island Roads.
Nick Smee, managing director, added: “This is a great win for Yotta DCL. Island Roads is investing in the Island for the long-term and we are pleased to be part of the important work it is doing in upgrading the Isle of Wight’s highway network. This will enhance safety and ensure the future of the Island’s highway assets.”