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09Aug91 UK: LOW BIDS WORRY COMPETITORS FOR MAJOR ROAD BUILDING CONTRACTS.

By Brian WarnerTwo major road building jobs, together worth at least £30 million, will be awarded soon amid contractors' fears that they could attract some very low prices.German contractor Hochtief appears among the bidders for both the £20 million A23 widening in East Sussex (Contract 1) and the £10 million Milford bypass on the A3 in Surrey.But one of Hochtief's rivals said: 'Whenever the firm appears on the list no one can sleep easily in their beds.'However, a spokesman ...

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