Following the decision made by the Regulatory Committee on Monday to defer the decision on an application for an asphalt permit, Eurovia have expressed their disappointment.
David Binding from Eurovia told OnTheWight, “We are very disappointed that the Council have deferred the decision on approving the permit, but we are now committed to providing all of the additional information to meet the Council’s requirements.”
Binding: “Working on contingency plans”
David went on to say, “As previously stated we are still working on contingency plans are in place for the supply of asphalt, but we are not in a position to specify these arrangements as we are currently dealing with commercially confidential negotiations.”
The Highways PFI contract is due to start on 1st April 2013, with Island Roads aiming to complete their first tranche of work within six months.