Roadworks, road maintenance works, traffic control equipment, engineering services. Integrated network management, maintenance, improvement activities, incident management, event management and contingency planning on the all purpose trunk roads and motorways in the Agency area. The duties will include all routine and cyclic road and bridges maintenance works including winter maintenance and delivery of schemes, value to in the Agency area. Consideration is being given to increasing this limit up to £2m. The final contract documentation will confirm the limit as being either £500,000 or £2m. Duties will also include the provision of planning advice, design, coordination and supervision of maintenance (unlimited by value) and improvement schemes within specified values, to a limit of £1,000,000, and to manage works above these values if so instructed, with ongoing development of customer service provision in accordance with HA's standards and objectives. The work will be carried out under the supervision of the Highways Agency in Manchester to whom reports will be made. To provide, if required, design services in accordance with these thresholds for the DBFO routes within the area.