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Welcome to the September 2013 UKRLG newsletter

winter_image_smallNow published, new Appendix H Practical Service Practical Guidance.  

Appendix H has been superseded with the revised Appendix published on the 18 September 2013.

This latest revision of Appendix H has been carried out under the direction of the NWSRG on behalf of the UKRLG and UKRB using information from the NWSRG Practical Guide for Winter Service (Practical Guide) and NWSRG member organisations, as well as other recent winter service research and information.  To read the updates that have been incorporated into Well-maintained Highways click here.

Norman Baker launched the new Appendix at Cold Comfort, to hear the speech see the link here.


To read other news:

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Department for Transport (DfT) Well Managed Highway Infrastructure Webinar
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HMEP webinars

CIHT has been working closely with the Department for Transport, through the Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme (HMEP) to help produce a series of events and webinars.

HMEP is a sector-led transformation programme designed to maximise returns from highways investment and deliver efficient and effective services.  Aimed at the local highways sector, the programme runs to 2018 and is sponsored by the Department for Transport who are providing £6 million funding.

HMEP is a partnership between public and private sectors, and the programme team consists of representatives from local and highway authorities, companies and central government.

There are currently 14 HMEP webinars available:

HMEP Procurement, Contracting & Standardisation (4 x webinars)

HMEP Guidance on the Management of Highway Drainage Assets (6 x webinars)

HMEP Highway Infrastructure Asset Management Guidance (4 x webinar)

Transportation Professional articles

Transport Scotland has strengthened its approach to managing severe weather incidents on the trunk road network through its new 4G maintenance contracts and Traffic Control Centre

Read article: Transportation Professional August/September 2013

The UK Roads Liaison Group has endorsed and taken ownership of the new ‘Highway infrastructure asset management’ guidance funded and developed through the Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme (HMEP).

Read article:  Transportation Professional June 2013

All change at the UK Roads Liaison Group: Department for Transport's Director of Local Transport Graham Pendlebury is the new chair of UKRLG.

Read article:  Transportation Professional May 2013

Latest updates to Codes of Practice

The UK Roads Liaison Group regularly update their guidance.  The most recent updates were published on 18 September 2013, available here:

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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