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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.

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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
Minor structures guidance published by lighting group
Be willing to engage openly says UK roads ambassador - latest in Transportation Professional
Efforts made to strengthen asset management skills - latest in Transportation Professional
Better management promised for safety critical bridge fixings - latest in Transportation Professional
Future focus on vehicles helps shape current thinking - latest in Transportation Professional
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 Lighting Board
UK Roads Board 8 November 2019
UK Network Management Board Nov 2019
UK Roads Liaison Group November 2019 meeting
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