Freedom of information response

Road Safety Inspections

Publication date: 
Thursday 26 July 2018
Request: 

Specifically, my query relates to Buckingham Hill Road, Stanford Lee Hope.

Please provide:
1) A copy of your current road maintenance policy relating to that road. Please send me the full policy including details of the intended frequency of road safety inspections, of how these inspections should be conducted, and the maximum time between identification of a defect and repairs being carried out.
2) A copy of the road repair history for that road over the past year. Again, please send me the full road repair history including:

- Dates of all safety inspections between 20 October 2017 to 20 December 2017.
- Details of how safety inspections were undertaken (walked or driven, speed of inspection vehicle etc)
- Details of all carriageway defects identified, with description, date and time
- Details of how the authority handled these defects, what repairs were undertaken and the time between the identification of each defect and a repair being carried out.

Response: 

Please see attached document Appendix A

Please see attached document Appendix B

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Request reference:
FOI 8008