Road Authorities

Benchmark Estimating Software offers Roads Authorities a powerful estimating solution to handle this challenging scenario together with many other benefits

Our software is packed with unique features developed specifically for Roads Authorities and Asset Management organisation, is very easy to use which is ideal for the part-time estimator, yet powerful and detailed enough for more complicated projects.

Roads Authorities face the challenge of delivering a diverse range of capital works projects and asset management activities on time and on budget. Critical to this delivery is ensuring the price and timeline for projects are accurate from the beginning, and managing estimates as scope changes occur during the project life cycle.

Our Software offers a central “Item Library” to store and maintain your standard Item rate buildups, helping to ensure consistency in pricing, improved productivity and greater accuracy.

Key features for the road authorities

  • REGIONALISATION

    Set up different rates for the different regions you operate in; centralise your bid data and reporting.

  • POWER ROUTINES

    Build estimates for larger road maintenance bids faster than ever before.

  • SUBCONTRACTOR MANAGER

    Save time on sourcing, analysing and comparing quotes from subcontractors; automatic updates of your estimate with the subcontractor’s or supplier’s price.

  • ITEM LIBRARY

    Stores your standard rates for improved accountability & greater accuracy and consistency in your estimates.

  • THREE POINT ESTIMATING

    More accurate picture of the potential price variations for capital projects and programmes.

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TESTIMONIALS FROM ROAD AUTHORITY USERS

World leading estimating software and support

“I would like to thank Benchmark Estimating for their support to the Highways England Commercial Division. Benchmark are the preferred software option for the UK Highways England estimating capability providing the Agency with world leading estimating software and estimating support. When I challenged Benchmark to assist in developing a true three point estimating capability for highways construction they rose to the challenge working closely with us to provide the scope and direction to manage this significant software element of the larger estimating development project. Benchmark completed the software development, tested the software and rolled out the solution on to the Agencies network 6 weeks ahead of schedule. This capability has given the Agency the ability to drive down capital costs whilst creating cost certainty for the capital program. Benchmark has worked hard to deliver this unique estimating capability and proves their commitment to deliver on time, cost and quality for their customers.”

Mark Gripton, Head of Total Cost Management Team – Commercial DivisionHighways England, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Benchmark Estimating provided invaluable assistance

“When the Highways England was looking for a supplier who could provide immediate expertise with estimating project costs in a more accurate and consistent way, Benchmark stood out as a talented consultancy that offered a unique service. Benchmark Estimating have provided invaluable assistance in preparing and reviewing the Agency’s major roads project estimates. Your work has always been timely and of the highest quality and we are delighted with the work you have done for us to date.”

Paul Doney, Change Programme Office Leader, Major Project DirectorateHighways England, United Kingdom