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Welcome to the November 2014 UKRLG newsletter

Welcome to the latest newsletter.

Webinar web imageYou are invited to join a webinar on 9 December from 2pm - 3.30pm. [you should join the webinar at least 5 minutes before the start time, so no later than 1.55pm]

The Department for Transport (DfT) is undertaking a review of the Codes of Practice on behalf of the UK Roads Liaison Group, covering Well-maintained Highways, Management of Highway Structures and Well-lit Highways.   The Codes provide local authorities with guidance on highways management in an ever-changing environment, creating a strong foundation for a positive and lasting maintenance policy.
 
Speakers will include representatives of the DfT and the Project Steering Group, along with members of the Atkins Project Team.  They will be outlining the aims, scope and principles of the review, their planned approach, the areas being covered and the timetable for releasing the updated versions for Autumn 2015.

For further details of the event click here.

To add the event to your calendar click here
 

 

Transportation Professional articles

Latest articles in Transportation Professional:

Work has begun to review guidance in the UK Roads Liaison Group (UKRLG) Codes of Practice that provide advice on lighting, structures and highway maintenance for local highway authorities.

Transportation Professional October 2014

Asset management gets a boost from accounting change. Accounting changes in 2016/17 are set to drive progress towards better asset management. They will also see a more accurate and increased financial value placed on local transport assets.

Transportation Professional July/August 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.

Transportation Professional May 2014

Latest News
We want your views - Survey on UKRLG Code of Practice
Flexible finance options help investment in street lighting
CIHT podcast: People and their interactions with the environment - Chadwick Professor of Engineering
Benefits of highway asset risk management explained
Reflections on how the roads group and its boards have grown
More News

Latest updates to Codes of Practice

The most recent updates were published on 18 September 2013, available here [note:  a major review of the Codes in underway - please see details of this elsewhere in this newsletter]:

The latest in Well-maintained Highways

The latest in Well-lit Highways

The latest in the Management of Highway Structures

 

 

Upcoming Meetings
UK Bridges Board meeting 1 February 2018
UK Lighting Board meeting 7 March 2018
UK Bridges Board meeting 21 June 2018
UK Lighting Board meeting 29 June 2018
UK Lighting Board meeting 17 October 2018
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Telephone: +44 (0)20 7336 1584, Fax: +44 (0)20 7336 1556, Email: justin.ward@ciht.org.uk
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