Corporate report

Strategic Road Network Concept of Operations

A Concept of Operations is a document that describes how a system works from the viewpoint of those who operate it. In this case, the system being described is the strategic road network, and those who operate it are staff and suppliers of Highways England.


Highways England concept of operations

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A Concept of Operations has previously been developed and successfully used for smart motorways. Building on this experience, and recognising that how Highways England operates the whole network will become increasingly important with rising traffic volumes, Highways England has developed this first network-wide Concept of Operations. This document describes how Highways England will seek to operate in order to deliver its Delivery Plan and the longer term vision.

Published 30 June 2015