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News from the UK Roads Liaison Group

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  1. Bridge Strike Protocol out now

    10 July 2014

    The UK Roads Liaison Group endorses the Protocol and urges all Highway Authorities and Bridge Owners to adopt the practices recommended in it. The Protocol gives guidance and advice to Highway Authorities and Bridge Owners to prevent strikes on bridges that span public highways

  2. UK Lighting Sector Strategy Launched

    17 June 2014

    The Lighting Industry Association worked closely with the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills in helping to draft the UK Lighting Sector Strategy and included valuable input from a wide variety of stakeholders in the lighting world - including all the major member organisations – both associations and institutions, culminating in a document outlining a roadmap to 2030.

  3. Asset valuation support materials available now

    16 June 2014

    CIPFA has recently published a range of materials to help local authorities calculate the financial value of their transport infrastructure assets. This supports transport asset management, financial management and reporting.

  4. New HMEP website launched

    13 June 2014

    HMEP has recently refreshed its existing website so that you can more easily access the efficiency resources, contact your HMEP advocates and find out more about the programme.

  5. Maintaining strategic infrastructure: roads, NAO report published

    6 June 2014

    Funding pressures on highways authorities have encouraged efficiency and innovation in how budgets for road maintenance are spent, but public value will be lost unless funding becomes more predictable, according to a report by the National Audit Office.

  6. Latest Transportation Professional - Road signs review to help prevent low bridge vehicle strikes

    16 May 2014

    Road signs review to help prevent low bridge vehicle strikes: Guidance is being updated to help highway authorities prevent vehicles from striking low bridges.

  7. New post graduate qualification in Highway Engineering

    25 April 2014

    The SE7 authorities and their supplier partners have been collaborating and bringing resources together to ensure that staff with responsibility for the planning and delivery of the highway service have the right skills through the development of a Masters degree in Highway Engineering as a collaboration between the SE7, private sector contractors and the University of Brighton. The MSc in Highways Engineering is the first postgraduate qualification in the UK to cover this specialised area. The course was developed to better equip civil engineers to meet the specific demands of public sector highways management.

  8. Councils invited to bid for pothole fund

    24 April 2014

    The Department for Transport is urging councils in England to apply for a £168 million pothole fund. The details of the scheme with the guidance for applications is now available. This follows on from the announcement by the Chancellor in March for the £200m fund which is across the UK. As the devolved administrations have received £32 million from the £200 million announced in the Budget, they will not be eligible to bid.

  9. SCOTS technical seminar 16 May

    10 April 2014

    Society of Chief Officers of Transportation in Scotland Annual Seminar 16th May 2014 Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry “Local Benefits from the Big Picture”

  10. Transport Resilience Review seeks evidence

    28 March 2014

    The Transport Resilience Review is seeking your experience and views on the planning, performance and response of the transport network to severe weather events, with a view to identifying practical measures to improve resilience. The transport resilience review will identify practical measures to improve the resilience of our transport network to severe weather events in the short term, whilst also giving due consideration to longer term resilience of the nation’s transport infrastructure. The review will examine: 1) plans to mitigate impacts from severe weather events; 2) contingency planning to manage the effects of severe weather; 3) investigation of increased rates of asset degradation and the effects on asset performance and service life; 4) adaptation of infrastructure to manage projected future risks

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