Maintenance on the A75 Trunk Road : EIR release

‘I have been referred to you by Scotland TranServ for the following information relating to the A75 Trunk Road in particular the section between the junction at A751 and the Junction to Commerce Road, Stranraer.

I would be grateful if you could provide the following information;

            1. Dates of all safety inspections undertaken on the carriageway since May, 2016

            2. Details of all carriageway defects identified during safety inspections since May, 2016

            3. Details of how carriageway safety inspections are undertaken, including whether walked or driven, the speed of the inspection vehicle and the number of person in the vehicle

            4. The intended frequency of carriageway safety inspections

            5. Details of all complaints and/or enquiries relating to the carriageway, received since May, 2016

            6. The hierarchy classification

            7. The road/section number

            8. The defect intervention criteria adopted in relation to the identification of all categories of carriageway potholes

            9. The time period(s) adopted between identification and repair (temporary and permanent) of all categories of carriageway defects

            10. Whether or not Dumfries & Galloway Council or Scotland TranServ have formally adopted all or part of the standards contained within the national code of practice for highways maintenance management.’

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Published Date 9 Jan 2019 Subject Mode of transport