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Well-Maintained Highways

Well-maintained Highways Code of PracticeWell-Maintained Highways, the code of practice for highway maintenance management was published in July 2005. It provides local authorities with guidance on highways management in an ever changing environment, creating a strong foundation for a positive and lasting maintenance policy. Adoption of the recommendations in this code will help the delivery of Best Value services.

The Code was drafted by a team from Atkins on behalf of the UK Roads Board. It is one of a suite of Codes commissioned by the UK Roads Liaison Group.

The Code is available as an Adobe Acrobat file below

Latest version of Well-maintained Highways

Well-maintained Highways - Code of Practice

The above version supersedes all previous versions . A list of all changes introduced from the original Code together with the date of introduction is included at the front of the Code.

If you wish to look at a version of the Code highlighting all the changes from the previous version, please see:  Well-maintained Highways - tracked changes . Older versions of the Code are archived on the UKRLG website (when you click on the file the archived versions will be shown).

For more detail and a background to the updates to the Winter Service section of Well-maintained Highways (published on the 29th November 2011), please click here.