Issue details

Approval for Junction 18 (Rhubarb bridge) highway works - KEY/01MAY17/02

The Cabinet Member:


1.    Authorised the issue of a work package to Skanska Construction UK Limited (“Skanska”) under the Council’s existing Peterborough Highway Services Contract for the Council to undertake improvement works on the A47 Junction 18  (the “scheme”). The total value of the work package will be £5.5m made up of £2.5m budget spend for 17/18 and £3m budget spend for 18/19. In addition to the work package for £5.5m, the Council allocated a budget of £192, 600 in previous financial years, towards payment to Skanska for the design of the Scheme.


2.    Authorised the Director of Growth and Regeneration to vary the work order value when required subject to;


                      i.        available budget being in place;

                    ii.        the total sum of each variation not exceeding £100,000;

                   iii.        the combined value of any authorised variation(s) do not exceed the total sum of £500,000.


Any variations are to be made in prior consultation with internal audit, finance and legal services.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Implemented

Wards affected: Bretton; North; Paston; Ravensthorpe; Walton;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/03/2017

Decision due: Not before 9th Aug 2017 by Cabinet Member for Growth, Planning, Housing and Economic Development

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Growth, Planning, Housing and Economic Development

Lead director: Executive Director Place and Economy

Department: People Services

Contact: Lewis Banks, Transport & Environment Manager Email:, 01733 317465 Email: Tel: 01733 317465.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Growth, Environment and Resources Scrutiny Committee


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