“My query relates to the (Ref: 20PL000613) 14 February 2020. Alverdiscott, Road from Windmill Cross to Lashingcott Lane End.
1) Please provide 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.
Our current road maintenance policy for all our roads is available via the Safety Inspection Manual link provided. This includes 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 carried out. However, for your ease of reference, we also supply this information below:-
This road is the B3232, Maintenance Category 5, Secondary County route; inspected monthly.
|3||National Primary route||1 month|
|4||County Primary route||1 month|
|5||Secondary County route||1 month|
|6||Local distributor||6 month|
|7||Collector road||6 month|
|8||Minor collector road||annual|
|10||Minor service road||annual|
|11||Minor lane||Every 2 years|
The time period adopted between identification and repair (temporary and permanent) of all categories of carriageway defects;
This relates to carriageway potholes:
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 – Nil.
Permanent repair within 7 days
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 14 December 2019 up until the day of 14 February 2020.
The Road Repair History for this road for the specified timeframe is available via the link provided.
3) Details of how safety inspections 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.
Details of all carriageway defects identified, with description, date and time.
All defects identified, with description, date and time, are provided within the Road Repair History link 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.”
These details are available via the Road Repair History link provided above.