Highways England is the government company charged with operating, maintaining and improving motorways and major (trunk) roads in England.
Highways England is procuring (as a procurement agent on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport, as described in the Highways England framework document annex C paragraph 2) a second generation free-flow charging service solution for the existing Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing road user charging scheme. A road user charge has been collected at this crossing since 2003 to manage the high demand for its use. Any solution is expected to offer proportionate scalability where systems and operations can deal with alternative charging schemes.
This Contracts Finder notice is for UK Enforcement Services as part of the overall free-flow charging service solution, and comprises of managing enforcement activities for vehicles registered in the UK including penalty charge payment processing and customer services.