Road Repair History B3149 Braunton Road, Pottington

“Please provide a copy of your current road maintenance policy relating to B3149 Braunton Road, Pottington.  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.

Please refer to the Council’s Safety Inspection Manual for the answers to the above questions. 

The maintenance category for this road is: 5 Secondary Primary Route, F2 Secondary Walking Route

Please provide 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 26 November 2018 and 18 January 2019

Safety inspections were undertaken on 26 November 2018 and 2 January 2019.

       Details of how safety inspection were undertaken (walked or driven, speed of inspection vehicle etc.)

Carriageway safety inspections are undertaken on a driven basis, with a driver and inspector, at a speed enabling the inspector to observe road surface condition and other associated defects.  Please refer to Devon County Council’s Highways Safety Policy on our Website.

       Details of all carriageway defects identified, with description, date and time

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

Please see the Road Repair History for the B3149 Braunton Road, Pottington detailing safety inspections undertaken and carriageway defects identified.  Repairs are carried out according to the timescales listed within our Safety Inspection Manual, but in summary:-

Maintenance Category 3 to 6 

Immediate Action – Record. 

Temporary Action – fill within 24 hours.

Permanent repair within 7 days if permanent material has not been used under previous action.

Maintenance Category 7 to 10

Immediate Action – Record.

Temporary Action – None.

Permanent repair within 7 days