Highway Asset Management
What is Highway Asset Management?
- Roads (603 km)
- Footways (800 km)
- Bridges / structures (300)
- Street lights etc (17,000+)
- Traffic signals (57 sites)
- Road drains (26,000+)
- Public rights of way (300+ km)
- Highway trees (40,000+)
What is in the Highway Asset Management Plan?
- Highway Asset Management Strategy (HAMS) - A high level strategy for Highway Assets, initially focused on carriageways and footways.
- Highway Maintenance Management Plan (HMMP) - Sets out policies, standards and methods for maintaining all highway assets.
- Highway Safety Inspection Manual (HSIM) - Determines where inspections are needed and where interventions are required for all highway assets.
Why does the Royal Borough need a Highway Asset Management Plan?
- To ensure that spending is focused.
- To improve resident satisfaction.