Freedom of Information Act - Request for Information
Request ID: FOI-1627-1920
Date published: 24 September 2019
I would be grateful if you would provide the following information in relation to the Great West Road, in particular the section between the roundabout with the B455 and the Chiswick roundabout (the junction with the A406):
Dates of all safety inspections of the carriageway between 1 January 2018 and 30 June 2019
Details of all carriageway defects identified during safety inspections between 2018 and 30 June 2019
Details of how carriageway inspections are carried out, including whether walked or driven, the speed of the inspection vehicle, the number of persons in the vehicle and whether all lanes are driven/inspected or just one lane of several
The intended frequency of carriageway safety inspections
Details of all complaints and enquiries relating to this section of road between 1 January 2018 and 30 June 2019
The hierarchy classification
The road/section number
The criteria required to determine if intervention is necessary
The time period adopted between identification and repair of all categories of road defects
Whether or not TFL have adopted all or part of the standards contained within the national code of practice for highways maintenance management
Our ref: FOI-1627-1920/GH
Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 1 September 2019 asking for information about the Great West Road.
Your request has been considered under the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and our information access policy. I can confirm that we do hold the information you require.
Please find attached our inspection and defect records in relation to the Great West Road, in particular the section between the roundabout with the B455 and the Chiswick roundabout. The records include the road/section number ID. In addition, we have also included an excerpt from our London Highways Allied Contract services document which outlines our contractual obligations for road inspections.
TfL will ensure that the roads under its responsibility remain safe following the Well Maintained Highways Code of Practice for Highway Maintenance. The Transport for London Road Network (TLRN) is inspected on a regular basis, an effective way of assessing and recording the relative risks associated with potential circumstances of network condition. There are three categories of inspections – safety, service and condition and each of these inspections provide the basic information for addressing the core objectives of highway maintenance namely network safety, serviceability and sustainability. This information is used to develop maintenance programmes. in addition to an excerpt from our London Highways Allied Contract services document which outlines our contractual obligations for road inspections.
If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for some reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.
If you are not satisfied with this response please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal.
FOI Case Officer
FOI Case Management Team
Transport for London
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