Decision details

Review of Driven Carriageway Inspections during Covid-19 (2)

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


i.a transition to double crewed inspections commences from 1 November 2021, including consultation/engagement with Highway Officers via local management teams part of that consultation/engagement, where specific circumstances might preclude double crewed inspections - including personal/underlying health conditions - and Highway Officers are in agreement that single crewed inspections are retained in those circumstances
iii.where double crewed inspections commence, the Health

Reasons for the decision:

In order to ensure the correct balance is achieved between delivering a resilient service, acknowledging where we are in the Government’s Covid roadmap, keeping the highway network as safe as possible through our inspection regime whilst also maintaining a robust defence against third party claims but also allowing flexibility to respond to any change in Covid rates and the resultant impact on the workforce

Alternative options considered:


Publication date: 05/11/2021

Date of decision: 22/10/2021