The contract is an NEC3 Term Service Contract, incorporating sealing, roadmarking, drainage, programme works, reactive works, rehabilitation works, emergency works, snow clearance, ice gritting and incident response. The work includes network inspections, investigation, programming and reporting as well as carrying out the maintenance and renewal work. CORDE has won this contract in a competitive open market, on a 5 year cycle, ever since 1995. CORDE has earned full contract extensions (3+1+1) every contract term since the inception of this contract. As a result CORDE has extensive knowledge and understanding of the network assets and we are consistently looking at ways to improve our service.