Highway inspection and maintenance

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Dear East Sussex County Council,

Re: Freedom of Information Act
Under the general requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I would be grateful if you would provide the following information in relation to Lewes Road, particularly the section Between Hartfield Road and Highfields, Forest Row.

Dates of all safety inspections undertaken in the 2 years preceding 16.03.2013.

Details of carriageway defects identified during safety inspections in the 2 years preceding 16.03.2013.

Details of how carriageway safety inspections are undertaken, including whether walked or driven, the speed of the inspection vehicle and the number of persons in the vehicle.

The intended frequency of carriageway safety inspections.

Details of all complaints and/or enquiries relating to the carriageway received in the 2 year period prior to the 16.03.2013.

The hierachy classification.

The road/section number.

The critera defining a pothole requiring attention.

The time period adopted between classification and repair (temporary or permanent)of all categories of carriageway defects.

Whether or not the authority has formally adopted all or part of the standards contained within the national code of practice for highways maintenance management.

Yours faithfully,

Trevor J. Hill

Freedom of Information, East Sussex County Council

 

 

Dear Mr Hill

 

FOI Request ref:  2215 / Hill / Safety Inspections - Lewes Road,
particularly the section

 

Thank you for your request for information about the above. Your request
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Jeremy Coleman

Freedom of Information Officer

 

East Sussex County Council

Governance and Community Services Department

C3F, County Hall

St Anne’s Crescent

Lewes

East Sussex BN7 1UE

 

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Dear Mr Hill

 

FOI Request ref:  2215 / Hill / Safety Inspections - Lewes Road,
particularly the section

 

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Request:

 

Re: Freedom of Information Act

     Under the general requirements of the Freedom of Information Act

     2000 I would be grateful if you would provide the following

     information in relation to Lewes Road, particularly the section

     Between Hartfield Road and Highfields, Forest Row.

    

     Dates of all safety inspections undertaken in the 2 years preceding

     16.03.2013.

    

     Details of carriageway defects identified during safety inspections

     in the 2 years preceding 16.03.2013.

     

     Details of how carriageway safety inspections are undertaken,

     including whether walked or driven, the speed of the inspection

     vehicle and the number of persons in the vehicle.

    

     The intended frequency of carriageway safety inspections.

    

     Details of all complaints and/or enquiries relating to the

     carriageway received in the 2 year period prior to the 16.03.2013.

    

     The hierachy classification.

    

     The road/section number.

    

     The critera defining a pothole requiring attention.

    

     The time period adopted between classification and repair

     (temporary or permanent)of all categories of carriageway defects.

    

     Whether or not the authority has formally adopted all or part of

     the standards contained within the national code of practice for

     highways maintenance management.

 
Response:

 

1. Attached.

 

2. Attached.

    

3. Monthly Driven, 2 people.

    

4. See page 30 of attached TAAMPD document.

    

5. Attached

    

6. See page 8 of attached TAAMPD document.

    

7. Lewes Road, A22 Section 630.

    

8. See page 44 of attached TAAMPD document.

    

9. See page 42 of attached TAAMPD document.

    

10 Yes.

 

 

 

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Yours sincerely

 

 

Jeremy Coleman

Freedom of Information Officer

Room C3F

County Hall

St Anne's Crescent

Lewes

East Sussex BN7 1UE
Phone: 01273 482913
Fax: 01273 481208

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