Embodied carbon in road building

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Dear Cumbria County Council,

Please let me have a copy of carbon emission data associated with the whole life cycle of materials, energy use and construction of the following roads:
1. A595 Grizebeck Bypass
2. A595 Strategic Improvement Bothel
3. Kendal Northern Access Route

This is sometimes referred to as “embodied carbon”.
For the avoidance of doubt this is not a request for carbon emissions data directly related to the use of the road by all kinds of vehicles over the 60 year assessment period.

Please let me know if these assessments of carbon were carried out following guidance contained in PAS2080 Carbon Management in Infrastructure and which organisation or consultancy /consultancies carried out the assessment.
https://www.carbontrust.com/what-we-do/a...

Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Kris Welch

Information Governance, Cumbria County Council

Dear Kris Welch 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 Reference: FOI-7790-2020

Thank you for your request for information regarding carbon emission data
associated with highway materials, which was received on 15/12/2020.

The council aims to provide you with the information within the statutory
timescale of 20 working days in this case the date is 18/01/2021.
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Corporate, Customer & Community | Cumbria County Council
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Dear Kris Welch 

Freedom of Information Act 2000, Reference: FOI-7790-2020

Please see attached for a response to your request for information.

Many thanks 

Information Governance Team
Corporate, Customer & Community | Cumbria County Council
Service Centre | Parkhouse Building | Kingmoor Business Park
| Carlisle | CA6 4SJ
 
t: 01228 221234 
[1]https://cumbria.gov.uk
 

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