LDC Durham: Technical Meeting No.1

When

10/10/2019

18:30 - 20:30

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Where

Thorn, House of Light, Butchers Race, Spennymoor, DL16 6HL

Details

A TECHNICAL EVENT HOSTED BY LDC DURHAM


Speakers:-

Allan Howard -  (WSP) - Resolve a gap-Task visual acuity with short tunnels.

Summary

This paper reports on a recent project to improve the safety performance of short tunnels, on and under the Strategic Road Network with regards to vulnerable road users and at the same time, reduce crime and the fear of crime for non-motorised road users.

 

Peter Harrison - (ILP) - Asset-Management Toolkit: Minor Structures (ATOMS)

Summary

Institution of Lighting Professionals Guidance Note 22, Asset-Management Toolkit: Minor Structures (AToMS) is an important document for everyone who has a responsibility to manage highway assets in line with the UK Roads Liaison Group Well-managed highway infrastructure Code of Practice. 

This covers everyone who is responsible for lamp posts, traffic posts, traffic signal poles, signs, CCTV, WiFi, floral decorations or similar. This will include:

When the Code of Practice was introduced it required changes in how highway authorities manage their highway assets. The focus is now asset condition assessment based and this prompted a step change in how lighting columns are assessed. The Institution of Lighting Professionals, working with the UK Lighting Board of the UK Roads Liaison Group, Highway Electrical Association and Transport for London have published GN 22, Asset-Management Toolkit: Minor Structures to help everyone who has a responsibility for such assets to effectively manage them in line with the CoP going forward.

 

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