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Works Notices and Traffic Management during the Works

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The Developer is responsible for ensuring that all relevant notices are served in accordance with the New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) 1991. It is this
process that books the road space for the Developer to enter the highway to carry out the approved works. However, no works will be permitted in the highway until the works licence/works permit has been issued.

The types of notices are detailed within the ‘Code of Practice for the Co-ordination of street works and works for road purposes and related matters’ Chapter 8 - Notice requirements and validity issued by the Department of Transport in conjunction with HAUC (UK) and forms part of the NRSWA 1991.

Where temporary traffic management and proposed methods of working need to be submitted for approval and applications submitted for processing details should be submitted as an attachment to an Advance Notice.

All street works notices and traffic management plans relating to street works notices (including requests for early starts and extensions of time) shall be submitted to Amey as attachments of an email to:


Further information about traffic management, such as temporary road closures and portable traffic lights traffic management and street works notices can be found within the section Traffic Management Services on our website.