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Specification for the reinstatement of openings in highways. Fourth edition (consultation edition)
The 2019 consultation seeks views for a new edition of the code of practice. It has been updated to improve interpretation of the guidance and take into account new innovations in techniques and allow the use of new materials for reinstatement. The code of practice covers: operational principles, performance requirements, excavation, apparatus, backfill, flexible and composite roads, rigid and modular roads, footways, footpaths and cycle tracks, verges and unmade ground, compaction, ancillary activities, and remedial works.
Consultation closed 6 May 2019. Issued: 27 February 2019. In England: will replace: New roads and street works act 1991: Specification for the reinstatement of openings in highways: code of practice. 3rd edition (England), (DfT, 2010). The consultation package comprises: this new edition of the code of practice, a consultation document and an impact assessment.
Department for Transport
The Department for Transport is a UK Government department that provides leadership across the transport sector to achieve its objectives, working with regional, local and private sector partners to deliver many of the services. These activities were formerly carried out by the Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions.
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