Civil & Structural Supplement
Under section 130 of NRSWA, undertakers executing street works must when reinstating the street comply with specifications prescribing materials to be used, workmanship and performance standards. Covers: operational principles, performance requirements, excavation, surround to apparatus, backfill, flexible and composite roads, rigid and modular roads, footways, footpaths and cycle tracks, verges and unmade ground, compaction, ancillary activities and remedial works.
Published by Transport Scotland. Approved by the Scottish Ministers under Section 130 of the New roads and street works act 1991. Prepared by a working party of the Roads Authorities and Utilities Committee (Scotland) RAUC(S). This third edition has been approved by The Scottish Ministers for use in Scotland only. Comes into operation on 1 January 2015. Supersedes New roads and street works act 1991: Specification for the reinstatement of openings in roads (October 2003 revision) (ScotExec, 2003) on 1 January 2015. For use in Wales see: Specification for the reinstatement of openings in highways. 2nd edition (National Assembly for Wales, 2006). For use in England see: New roads and street works act 1991: Specification for the reinstatement of openings in highways: code of practice. 3rd edition (England) (DFT, 2010).
Transport Scotland is the national transport agency for Scotland. They are responsible for delivering Scottish Government's capital investment programme, and the safe and efficient running of Scotland's trunk roads and rail networks.
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