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UKRLG e-newsletter July-August 2018
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Lighting efficiency champion offers illuminating thoughts

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UK Lighting Board chair Lindsay McGregor stands down from his role this summer. Here he sets out his vision for further promoting energy efficient solutions and reflects on recent progress made

England’s £120M annual bill for road pothole repairs could be paid for by accelerating the switch over of street lighting to LEDs according to Lindsay McGregor, who is about to step down as chair of the UK Lighting Board.

To read the full article from Transportation Professional see here:

Transportation Professional July-August 2018

 

Research programme update

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UKRLG has been working up its research programme following the confirmation of £500,000 of funding for 2018/19 from the Department for Transport. A number of proposals have been selected and are subject to final project management and procurement leads.
 

These span across a number of the Boards covering Asset Management, Bridges, Lighting and Roads – and once confirmed details will be updated on the website: ukroadsliaisongroup.org

Changes in UKRLG leadership

David Denner, Highways Technology Manager at the Welsh Government was recently appointed as the new Chair of the UK Lighting Board.

Stuart Giddings is standing down as chair of the Footways & Cycletrack Management Group and is being replaced by Dave Kinsey, head of highways and grounds maintenance at Derby City Council.

Amanda Richards was appointed to continue as the Chair of the Road Condition Management Group (RCMG).

The UK Roads Liaison Group

The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation
119 Britannia Walk, London, N1 7JE, UK

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7336 1584, Fax: +44 (0)20 7336 1556, Email: justin.ward@ciht.org.uk

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