Network management and improvement policies

We consider our Highway Network as an integrated set of assets when managing the network and developing highway maintenance policies and plans.

The needs of all road users, particularly vulnerable users, will be a key consideration in managing and planning for highway maintenance, along with the potential to add value to other elements of local transport policy and strategy wherever possible.


Contact us to request a printed copy of these policies.

The Network of Roads [16.3 KB] [pdf]

Development and delivery of the capital programme of local transport improvements [159.3 KB] [pdf]

Provision of Passing Places [88.7 KB] [pdf]

Provision of Lay-Bys [89.0 KB] [pdf]

Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders for Bodies other than the Highway Authority [91.9 KB] [pdf]

Control of Heavy Goods Vehicles [151.9 KB] [pdf]

For policies on adoptions, design guidance and construction specifications for developers, see our Transport Development Control pages.

More on network management and improvement

Find out more about the highway network including boundaries and which roads we are responsible for maintaining.

Find out more about how we prioritise and fund transport infrastructure and initiatives

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