Road Maintenance Policy and Safety Inspections – Dunchideock

“I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act relating to a road your authority is responsible for maintaining. Specifically, my query relates to the Dunchideock, MANSTREE CROSS to Dunchideock House road.

Please can you send me:
1) A copy of your current road maintenance policy relating to that road. Please send me the full policy, but this should include details of the intended frequency of road safety inspections, how these inspections should be conducted and the maximum time between identification of a defect and repairs being carried out.

Link to Highway Safety Policy on our website is provided here

Please note that this road is a Category 6 Local Distrbutor Road, inspected 6 monthly.  Road/Section number is ‘C’.

2) A copy of the road repair history for that road over the past year. Again, please send me the full road repair history, but this should include:

– dates of all safety inspections between 6 October 2017 and 6 December 2017. Detailed in Report provided here.

– details of how safety inspections were undertaken (walked or driven, speed of inspection vehicle etc)

Carriageway inspections are driven at an appropriate speed for road conditions and defect identification. Each inspection is undertaken by a qualified inspector and a driver who may also be a qualified inspector.

– details of all carriageway defects identified, with description, date and time

Detailed in Report – link provided above.

– details of how the authority handled these defects, what repairs were undertaken and the time between the identification of each defect and a repair being carried out.”

Detailed in Report – link provided above.