Using temporary backfill at roadworks (TAL 5/14)

Guidance on using temporary backfill to reduce congestion at roadworks.


Using temporary backfill (TAL 5/14)

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


Leaflet on using temporary backfill to reinstate roads, including:

  • the options to consider before action
  • guidance on the technique
Published 12 November 2014