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 Regular articles (five per year) are produced on the UK Roads Liaison Group activites.  To read the articles see below.  For further information on Transportation Professional and subscription rates click here.

 
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Transportation Professional October 2018

Well managed highway code goes live later this month - By the end of October highway authorities must be fully compliant with the UKRLG code of practice ‘Well-managed Highway Infrastructure’ including the need to have adopted a risk based approach to maintenance. Authorities are getting to grips with this and the U...

Transportation Professional - news article 30/10/18
Transportation Professional October 2017

Flexible finance options help investment in street lighting. Greater flexibility in financing street lighting schemes should give confidence to authorities who are looking to improve energy efficiency and save money...

Transportation Professional - news article 16/10/17
Transportation Professional October 2016

Updated code promotes better managed infrastructure: UKRLG has launched an update to its Code of Practice which takes an integrated, risk based approach to managing highway infrastructure assets....

Transportation Professional - news article 18/10/16
Transportation Professional October 2015

Bridge inspector scheme launched: This autumn sees the introduction of a new National Highways Sector Scheme encompassing the certification of bridge inspectors...

Transportation Professional - news article 22/10/15
Transportation Professional October 2014

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 - news article 20/10/14
Transportation Professional October 2009

Roads Board: progress for whole networks The Roads Board and its sub groups are continuing to develop more efficient ways of managing entire road networks for all UK authorities....

Transportation Professional - news article 30/10/09
Transportation Professional November 2013

Practical Guidance for Winter - David Davies, chairman of the National Winter Service Research Group and principal maintenance engineer at Lincolnshire County Council answers questions on the new Appendix H Winter Service Practical Guidance, as published in ‘Well-Maintained Highways’....

Transportation Professional - news article,Winter Service Guidance 1/11/13
Transportation Professional November 2012

Training the winter decision makers: No formal training and national accreditation for winter service decision makers currently exists but a newly developed course is expected to go live in winter 2013-14....

Transportation Professional - news article 1/11/12
Transportation Professional November 2011

Good practice for running the electronic highway The Roads Liaison Group has launched a new Code of Practice for electronic traffic equipment writes Justin Ward. Also in this update: news on RLG’s input into guidance to help highway authorities manage their assets and training plans for bridge inspectors....

Transportation Professional - news article 1/11/11
Transportation Professional Nov 2010

Survey backs relaxation of traffic order advertising A UK Network Management Board survey has found the majority of local highway authorities want more flexibility in statutory requirements for notifying the public of Traffic Regulation Orders. The current approach can be costly and inefficient, writes Board Chairm...

Transportation Professional - news article 1/11/10
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