1. Ensure your skid resistance policy, strategy and procedures are fit for purpose
Many highway authorities have adopted a policy to manage their skid resistance but often the implementation is dependent on not just staff from the highway authority, but also staff from partners and contractors. The manner in which these separate stakeholders...
2. Development of a skid policy across a large urban area
Highway Networks serving large conurbations are usually managed by a large number of separate highway authorities. Under these circumstance it is very important that standards and their implementation are agreed and implemented in a uniform manner. W.D.M. Limited...
3. Delivering a safe road system
One of the key elements in the development of a safe road system within a fixed budget is the use of: An objective assessment of road condition; A validated and objective method of prioritising different types of defects; A validated...
4. Eyes on the road
The SCRIM® trucks were back on New Zealand’s highways over the summer of 2015-16, completing their surveying over the North and South Island regions by January 2016. SCRIM is the acronym for Sideway-force Coefficient Routine Investigation...
5. Laser scans reveal condition improvement on Essex roads
The condition of main roads in Essex has improved for the third year in a row in 2014 according to hi-tech vehicles used by Essex County Council. Specially-adapted Road Assessment Vehicles (RAVs) using laser beams to record defects on the roads...
6. Gulley management improves highway safety
W.D.M. Limited has been working closely with Cornwall Council to make driving in the County safer by capturing data about the location and condition of roadside drains. The presence of water in a highway layer reduces the bearing...
7. Cornwall In Control
Cornwall Council has reduced its carbon footprint by 60% and will deliver an estimated £54m saving on the cost of running 52,000 street lights in the County, following the introduction of a comprehensive infrastructure asset management solution from W.D.M....