Safety Inspections

Ms S J Freeman made this Freedom of Information request to Bristol City Council

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Dear Bristol City Council,

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:
Crews Hole Road, Bristol

Dates of all safety inspections undertaken on the carriageway in the two years preceding 12/9/2011.

Details of all carriageway defects identified during safety inspections in the two years preceeding 12/9/2011.

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 two years preceding 12/9/2011.

The hierarchy classification.

The road/section number.

The defect intervention criteria adopted in relation to the identification of all categories of carriageway potholes.

The time period(s) adopted between identification and repair (temporary and 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,

S J Freeman (MS)

Freedom of Information, Bristol City Council

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Steve Knight, Bristol City Council

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Dear Ms Freeman,

Thank you for your recent Freedom of information request. I have
contacted the Highways team and have replied within the context of your
email (in bold) below and with the attached files....

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: Crews Hole Road, Bristol
Dates of all safety inspections undertaken on the carriageway in the
two years preceding 12/9/2011.
Please see attached

Details of all carriageway defects identified during safety inspections
in the two years preceding 12/9/2011.
Please see attached

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.
These are generally undertaken on foot by an individual council officer
(details covered in the 'Highway Maintenance Operations' file
attached).

The intended frequency of carriageway safety inspections.
These are undertaken twice a year (details also covered in the file
'Highway Maintenance Operations' attached).

Details of all complaints and/or enquiries relating to the carriageway,
received in the two years preceding 12/9/2011.
Please see attached

The hierarchy classification. Crews hole Rd is a unclassified (minor)
road

The road/section number. USRN= 04550701. Please see attached

The defect intervention criteria adopted in relation to the
identification of all categories of carriageway potholes. The
intervention level applied by the City Council for the identification of
a carriageway pothole that needs action is 40mm (details covered in the
'Highway Maintenance Operations' file attached).


The time period(s) adopted between identification and repair (temporary
and permanent) of all categories of carriageway defects.
For any potholes over the 40mm intervention levels a repair is actioned
within 24 to 48 hours. Any potholes close to 40mm are sent to the
contractors for repair within 10 working days.


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.
The City Council has adopted some but not all of the recommendations
contained in the Code of Practice (details covered in the file 'Highway
Maintenance Operations' attached).

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Steve Knight
Bristol City Council
Neighbourhood & City Development

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Dear Bristol City Council,

I should of received a response to my FOI requests as the 20 days response time has now expired.

What is the delay?

Yours faithfully,

Ms S J Freeman

Steve Knight, Bristol City Council

Dear Ms S Freeman,

Thank you for the further correspondence regarding your freedom of information request (Crews Hole Road, Safety Inspections).

You submitted a request on 21/10/11 and then a duplicate request on 25/10/11. A full response was sent to you on 17/11/11 so i am unsure of the delay you are referring to.( http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/sa... )

Please let me know if there is something you believe hasn't been answered or if you have any further queries etc.

Yours Sincerely
Steve Knight
Neighbourhood & City Development

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