REPORT OF DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL SERVICES

ENVIRONMENTAL & PUBLIC PROTECTION SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

12th JANUARY 2015

STREET SCENE DIVISIONAL UPDATE

HIGHWAY CONDITION & BACKLOG UPDATE

BRIDGE STRENGTHENING UPDATE

 

HEAD OF SERVICE & DESIGNATION:

MARIO CRESCI

HEAD OF STREET SCENE

DIRECTORATE:

TECHNICAL SERVICES

TELEPHONE NO.

01267 224502

AUTHOR & DESIGNATION:

CHRIS NELSON -

PRINCIPAL ENGINEER

NETWORK & ASSET MANAGEMENT

PETER MORGAN - PRINCIPAL ENGINEER STRUCTURES

DIRECTORATE:

TECHNICAL SERVICES

TELEPHONE NO.

01267 224538

1. BRIEF SUMMARY OF PURPOSE OF REPORT

2. HIGHWAY NETWORK

Background and Explanation of Issues

Maintenance Backlog of Carriageway Schemes

Table 2 – Summary of Schemes Generated –

Class

Number of Schemes

Total Length of Schemes

Average Scheme Length

Total Cost of Schemes

Class I

164

64km

390m

5.3M

Class II

304

113.5km

373m

8.7M

Class III

944

414.5km

439m

17.6M

Rural Unclassified

715

818.504km

1145m

18.32M

Urban Unclassified

212

62.607km

295m

4.82M

Totals

2339

1473.1

528m*

54.74M

WG Backlog Calculation

Funding

Highways & Footways

Source of Funding

02-06

06/07

07/08

08/09

09/10

10/11

11/12

12/13

13/14

14/15

15/16 to 19/20

WAG Grant

1.1m

 

1.1m

1.1m

1.14m

0.87

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

Revenue (Deprivation Grant & Reserves)

1.5m

     

Nil

1.64m

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

Capital

200k

100k

500k

785k

600k

Nil

1.43m

Nil

Nil

Nil

1.25m *

LGBI +

             

3.5m

1.3m

1.7m

0

Table 2 – additional capital funding since 2002

* indicative funding of 250k per year from or 2015/16 to - 2019/20 (yet to be approved)

+ LGBI; Local Government Borrowing Initiative see paragraph 2.17

Network Condition and Survey Types

PI – Performance Indicator%

YEAR

Class I

PI (%)

Class II

PI (%)

Class III

PI (%)

2007/08

4.77%

4.40%

9.50%

2008/09

4.80%

4.80%

9.70%

2009/10

5.30%

5.90%

13.30%

2010/11

4.99%

5.65%

15.89%

2011/12

6.1%

6.5%

21.1%

2012/13

6.6%

7.7%

21.8%

2013/14

4.7%

5.5%

20.4%

Table 5 - FNS Network Maintenance Need report

Rolling Programme and Local Government Borrowing Initiative (LGBI)

Table 6 – LGBI Funding

Year

Total

LGBI

Carriageways

Footways

Bridges

Public Lighting

Improvements

2012-13

4.3m

3.25m

0.25m

0.5m

0.3m

0

2013-14

4.1m

1.3m

0.m

1.5m

0.3m

1.0m

2014-15

4.0m

1.45m

0.25m

0.8m

0.5m

1.0m

3. BRIDGE STRENGTHENING

Background and Explanation of Issues

The following paragraphs identify the current position.

Total number of bridges in assessment programme = 544

Percentage of Bridges assessed to date = 88.6% (81.9%)

Number of Bridges Assessed to date = 482 (454)

Total number yet to be assessed = 62

CAPITAL

FUNDING

2004/05 to 2007/08

k

2008/09

k

2009/10

k

2010/11

k

2011/12

k

2012/13

k

2013/14

k

2014/15

k

2015/16

to 2019/20

k

Assessment

400

100

100

100

100

100

50

0

0

Strengthening

1,900

500

300

700

550

658

0

0

1.25M*

Local Government Borrowing Initiative

-

-

-

-

-

500

1,500

800

-

* indicative funding of 250k per year for 2015/16 - 2019/20 (yet to be approved)

Programme

Future Needs