Freedom of information response

Highway Asset Management

Publication date: 
Tuesday 14 May 2019
Request: 

1.      Does your council use an Asset Management Strategy/Plan

Yes

No

Do not Know

What software does the council use?

2.      Does your council apply for the incentive fund?

Yes

No

Do Not Know

3.      If so, what Level did your council measure itself? Level 1, 2 or 3

2018/2019 

2017/2018

2016/2017

4.      What percentage of funding goes to the following?

Thin Surfacing

Surface Dressing

Micro surfacing

Drainage

Street Lighting

Soft Landscaping

If treatments are not separated, Preventative

If treatments are not separated, Reactive

Other

5.      How important is an asset Management Strategy in your council?

Extremely important

Very important

Somewhat important

Not so important

Not at all important

Please give reason for your answer

6.      Does your council use the challenge fund?

Yes

No

Do not know

7.      Does any of your own council budget (Not from Central Government) Supplement the highway budget?

Yes – every year

No – not at any time

Only when needed

Do not know

What percentage

8.      What are the percentage on carriageway maintenance for:

Incentive Fund

Challenge Fund

Self Funding

9.      What percentage does your council use for:

Preventative Treatments

Reactive Treatments

Other

10.    What Method of Treatment does your council think is important for asset management and why?

Thin Surfacing

Micro Surfacing

Surface Dressing

Preventative Treatment

Reactive Treatment

Please give a reason for your answer

REQUEST 2:

Budget and Carriageway Treatment

1.      What method of treatment does your council think is important for asset management and why?

Thin Surfacing

Micro Surfacing

Surface Dressing

2.      What was the yearly budget (£) for thin surfacing?

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

3.      What was the yearly coverage (m2) for thin surfacing?

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

4.      What was the yearly budget (£) for micro surfacing?

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

5.      What was the yearly coverage (m2) for micro surfacing?

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

6.      What was the yearly budget (£) for Surface Dressing?

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

7.      What was the yearly coverage (m2) for surface dressing?

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

8.      Other treatments, what percentage have your council used or would like to use the following treatments?

Inlay Resurfacing 150mm<

Full reconstruction 150mm>

Re-texturing

Geotextiles

Insitu-recycling

Foam Base

Surface Dressing

Hydro retexturing

Micro Surfacing

Slurry Sealing

High Friction Surfacing

Jet Patching

Thermal Patching

Response: 

In issuing our response the council have applied S12 of the Freedom of Information Act. 

This means that the council does not have to comply with your request if the cost of doing so exceeds the ‘appropriate limit’, which for local authorities is 18 hours.  This applies to the time taken spent locating and collating the requested information.  

If you wish to narrow the scope of your request and resubmit this to the council then of course we may be able to provide this information.

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which the council have managed your request you can pursue an independent review by contacting us at information.matters@thurrock.gov.uk and your request will be considered by the Strategic Lead - Information Management who will update you with the outcome. 

You may also wish to refer your case to the Information Commissioner’s Office, details of this organisation can be found at www.ico.org.uk . Alternatively they can be contacted on 0303 123 1113.

Request reference:
FOI 8988