Road works and street works

Advice and regulations for undertaking road works, street works and road closures.

Services

  1. Apply to close or divert a highway

    How to apply for a stopping up order to close or divert a highway, including information on the documents you must provide.

  2. Installing apparatus in a highway - Section 50 licence NRSWA 1991

    Application pack for a licence to install works on Highways England's road network.

  3. Apply to close a road for a special event

    For local traffic authorities to apply to close a road for a special event under a Section 16 temporary traffic regulation order.

  1. Part I claims: claim for compensation form

    Claim for compensation if the value of your property goes down from the use of a new or altered road.

  2. Apply to pedestrianise a highway

    Local planning authorities can apply to remove vehicle rights on a highway to pedestrianise it.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Safety at street works and road works
  2. How to reinstate a road after doing street works
  3. Highways England land and property ownership enquiries
  1. How to apply to Highways England for noise insulation

    • Detailed guide
    • Highways England
  2. Co-ordinating street works

    • Statutory guidance
    • Department for Transport
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News and communications

  1. Video shows A47 King’s Lynn bridge repair

    • Highways England
    • Press release
  2. Part I claim: A52 Cropwell Road Junction

    • Highways England
    • Notice
  3. Part I claim: A52 Nottingham Road Junction

    • Highways England
    • Notice
  4. Part I claim: M1 junction 19 to 16 All Lane Running

    • Highways England
    • Notice
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Policy and engagement

  1. Future of lane rental schemes for roadworks
  2. A38 Derby Junctions Improvements
  3. Lane rental schemes for roadworks: removal of sunset clause
  1. Proposed guidance for coring during streetworks inspections

    • Department for Transport
    • Consultation outcome
    • Date closed 01 June 2016
  2. A27 Chichester bypass improvement scheme

    • Highways England
    • Consultation outcome
    • Date closed 22 September 2016
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Transparency

  1. M20 Closures

    • Highways England
    • Foi release
  2. A27 road surface

    • Highways England
    • Foi release
  3. Roadworks undertaken in 2017

    • Highways England
    • Foi release
  4. A47 closures

    • Highways England
    • Foi release
  5. Planned Works on the M56

    • Highways England
    • Foi release
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