Roadworks

Our Roadworks 

What do we consider when we choose to improve a road?

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What is the asset management approach to road repair?

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You just surface dressed that road, but this road is worse!

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How often do you inspect the highways?

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What are the road maintenance types?

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Why can't the work be done at night?

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Why can't the work be done in the school holidays?

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What is Micro-Asphalt?

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What is Surface Dressing?

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What is Preservative work?

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What is Resurfacing and patching work?

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What is structural road recycling?

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Utilities and Other Roadworks

What are Statutory Undertakers?

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Are ‘Street Works’ different to Road works?

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So, what are ‘Works for Road Purposes’?

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What is your responsibility in respect to Street Works?

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Are there any controls over the work that is carried out on the highway by Utilities?

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Why are there so many Street Works?

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There are roadworks going on that are not on your map!

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Can East Sussex Highways stop Street Works from going ahead?

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Who do I complain to if I'm unhappy about some street works in my area?

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Why can’t all Street Works be carried at night?

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Why don’t Utility Companies work longer hours to get the work done?

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Am I entitled to compensation for loss of trade during street works?

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Why is there never anyone on site when I drive past?

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Why aren’t the works done in the school holidays?

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Are all problems with reinstatements the responsibility of the Utility Company?

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The works have been completed but the grass verge has been left in a mess!

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The works have been completed to a very poor standard.

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Why do temporary traffic lights cause so much congestion?

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What powers do authorities have to penalise utilities when they take longer than they should?

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How do I find out about road works or street works?

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Why does the authority not make the utilities do the works at the same time?

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What powers do authorities have if utility reinstatements are not good enough? Can authorities make utilities rectify the problem?

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Why was I not personally advised of utility works in my road?

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What is the South East Permit Scheme?

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Traffic Management Terms

What are Temporary Traffic Lights?

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What is a Road Closure?

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What is a Rolling road closure?

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What is a 15 minute obstruction?

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What is a ‘Convoy System’?

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What is a ‘Contraflow’?

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What is a ‘Lane Closure’?

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What is ‘Give and Take’?

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What is ‘Priority Working’?

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What are ‘Stop and Go Boards’?

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What are ‘Mobile Works’?

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