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News from the UK Roads Liaison Group

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  1. Reflections on how the roads group and its boards have grown

    17 July 2017

    Bridges Board chair Dana Skelley is stepping away from the UKRLG. Here she offers her thoughts on how the group has fared over the last 16 years.

  2. Merits and challenges of using inspection drones explored

    17 July 2017

    Use of drones for bridge inspections is currently being trialled by West Sussex County Council and Balfour Beatty.

  3. CIHT podcast - Audio insight into how to implement a risk-based approach

    26 May 2017

    Interview with Lila Tachtsi, a Director of Transport Asset Management at Atkins. Lila was Project Director for the UK Roads Liaison Group Guidance: 'Well-managed highway infrastructure’ – published in October 2016. Authorities have until October 2018 to adopt the new Code, including the risk based approach, so we are checking in on progress towards this.

  4. Future scanning to improve road condition - latest in Transportation Professional

    15 May 2017

    Future scanning to improve road condition - SCANNER survey vehicles use laser sensors and camera technology to capture road surface condition More consistent and appropriate surveys of road condition can be achieved through SCANNER which is now being improved to potentially allow the measurement of further parameters, such as potholes.

  5. New guidance on Highway Risk & Liability published now

    16 March 2017

    Following on from the publication of the UKRLG document “Well Managed Highway Infrastructure” this guide seeks to provide further insight and advice on the risk and evidence-based approach to service delivery and the effective management of highway liability risk exposures.

  6. Time is now to adopt future thinking in managing highways - latest in Transportation Professional

    13 March 2017

    New technology and better communications look set to have a major impact on how highway authorities manage road maintenance says the Department for Transport’s head of local roads,innovation and resilience Steve Berry.

  7. Network Management Board lead Martin Low steps down

    13 March 2017

    Westminster City Council’s former transport advisor Martin Low is to step down as chairman of the UK Network Management Board at the end of March. During his time in office Martin shared his experience through the Board – and therefore with road network operators throughout the UK – by drawing, in part, on some of the challenges he faced in the heart of Westminster. He will be succeeded by Buckinghamshire County Council’s director of growth, strategy and highways Mark Kemp, who takes over as chairman of the Board in April.

  8. Audio insight into new Code Well Managed Highway Infrastructure and Highway Risk and Liability Guide

    3 March 2017

    A couple of CIHT podcasts shed light and provide expert insight on legal, risk and insurance issues to consider when managing highway networks

  9. Advanced insight into new Highway Risk & Liability Guide 2017

    1 March 2017

    The introduction of the Code of Practice Well-managed Highway Infrastructure guidance, recent major changes in government policy and local government approaches to procurement has together brought a number of key challenges to local councils in how they are able to effectively manage the risk of highway claims. This is a summary of the latest CIHT podcasts covering the new Highway Risk & Liability Guide 2017 and risks to consider when outsourcing highway services.

  10. Updated highway risk and liability guide set to appear

    3 January 2017

    The guide to best practice in the management of highway liability risk exposures has been revised and will be published early in 2017

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