This publication is provided for local authorities in England to assist in the execution of their road network management duties. Local authorities are required to secure the expeditious movement of traffic on their road networks and to facilitate the expeditious movement of traffic on road networks for which another authority is the traffic authority. The movement of all road users including pedestrians is covered by the legislation. It is intended best use should be made of existing road space for the benefit of all road users. An authority should consider the effects of its actions on all networks, not just those it is responsible for. All local authorities are required to appoint a Traffic Manager. The broad principles of network management are described. Management of streetworks should include the effect of concurrent works on the road network. Issues for particular circumstances, including the Highways Agency and coordination of network management in London are considered. Annex A gives good practice advice on techniques and approach.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Department for Transport, England

    Great Minster House, 76 Marsham Street
    London,   England  SW1P 4DR
  • Publication Date: 2004


  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 23 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00988485
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Apr 4 2005 12:00AM