Lincolnshire scheme will run for six years

Balfour Beatty has won a six year, £217m contract highways maintenance contract from Lincolnshire county council.

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It will involve looking after 9,000km of highways, carriageways and footpaths and comes with an option to extend for a further six years.

The firm said it is investing in more than 50 commercial vehicles to carry out the work.

Work will start next spring.