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Streetworks by numbers

15/07/2020

The Department for Transport’s (DfT) long-awaited Street Manager database went live from the beginning of this month with a method of identifying specific locations at its heart. Chris Ames takes a look at the many uses of the Unique Street Reference Number (USRN).

DfT announces £10m investment in Street Manager

03/09/2018

The DfT has announced a £10m investment in Street Manager - a digital planning service to make 'consistent, accurate data on street works available to motorists'.

The sector reacts: Is Chris Grayling right about pavements and utilities?

02/05/2018

Transport Network gives a round-up of the key reactions to Chris Grayling's plans for pavements to become the default location for new utility infrastructure.

£150,000k resurfacing scheme underway in Kilkeel

13/03/2017

A £150,000 major carriageway resurfacing scheme on a road in the Northern Irish town of Kilkeel has commenced.

Vodafone fined for mismanaging streetworks

04/10/2016

Transport for London (TfL) has prosecuted telecommunications company Vodafone for the second time this year as part of its commitment to ensure that roadworks cause as little disruption as possible to road users. 

TfL prosecutes utility firm for mismanaging streetworks

21/09/2016

Transport for London (TfL) has successfully prosecuted energy company London Power Networks, a subsidiary of UK Power Networks, for failing to serve required notices before works.

Vodafone prosecuted for mismanaging streetworks

05/07/2016

Transport for London (TfL) has successfully prosecuted telecommunications company Vodafone as part of its commitment to ensure roadworks are completed on time.

New specification for utility detection

02/07/2014

The UK’s first specification for the detection of underground utilities will allow practitioners to detail the services they provide to a recognised level for the first time. 

Facelift for Croydon’s streets

06/06/2014

EM Highway Services is working with Croydon Council to transform a number of congested roads in the town.

Councils and utility companies sign street works pledge

13/02/2014

A taskforce that has been set up to help improve the quality and reduce the impact of essential utility works has created a street works pledge.

Contractors hit back over botched road repair claims

27/04/2011

Streetworks contractors have hit back at claims that substandard road repairs cost council taxpayers more than £70m every year.

Streetworks changes mean thousands of tests

08/04/2011

Changes came into force this week which will affect anyone involved in public highway works or streetworks in England.

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