Find out about our highways service – what we do and what our responsibilities are.
Find out about our highways service, including their objectives, responsibilities and how the service is organised.
Highways service guide – June 2017 (PDF)
When you report a fault, these are the standards we work to.
This is how we deal with reporting and repairing problems on the road.
This scheme manages the planning and scheduling of all work on the roads. This means less disruption for people.
A variation to the East of England Permit Scheme was made in August 2015.
This was brought into effect by the Traffic Management (Hertfordshire County Council) Permit Scheme Order 2015 and came into force on 28 September 2015.
See also East Of England Permit Scheme Authority Addendum for HCC.
After 5 years of the permit scheme being in place in Hertfordshire, take a look at our Permit Scheme Evaluation Report – Year 5.
We're responsible for around 150,000 trees on public roads.
These guidance documents helps to create a consistent approach to planning programming and delivering schemes and projects.
This plan describes how we manage our winter maintenance service. It's one of the key parts of making sure that we can have safe and convenient travel during the winter months.
In April 2016 the Department forTransport allocated us £943,000 from its Pothole Action Fund to be spent on fixing or preventing potholes. See the schemes delivered within financial year 2016/17.
The Cabinet held on 13th March 2017 agreed to support the following projects with £3.571 National Productivity Investment Funding awarded by the Department forTransport, which is aimed at improving local road networks to improve access to employment and housing:
- Bring forward and deliver enabling works for A120 Little Hadham Bypass
- Preparatory design an improvement to the A10 – London Road Roundabout, Buntingford
- Preparatory design for the Essex Road Bridge and Industrial Link in Hoddesdon.
- Resilience works along the A10, particularly the Kingsmead viaduct.
These are the final reports into the exploratory drilling under and next to at locations in Fontmell Close, St Albans
Inspection Manual (PDF)
This manual is provided to set out HCC's standards for those carrying out direct highway inspections through the HST Inspection Service. It also provides HCC's policy and guidance for how the HST Contractor is to assess and categorise the defects that are discovered, so that they can be effectively managed through the subsequent Contractor Directed Services.
These documents will help guide you through the process of placing apparatus on the highway, working on existing licensed apparatus and excavating the highway.