Highway asset management

About the Highway Asset Management Plan

The Highway Asset Management Plan sets out the actions we will take to maintain our highway network while making the best use of available resources.

The plan is made up of three documents:

The Highways Asset Management Plan was approved by Cabinet on 7 September 2016.

About our highway network

Our highway network is made up of:

  • 660 kilometres of carriageway
  • 1,200 kilometres footway
  • 300 kilometres of footpaths
  • 228 structures
  • 19,000 street lighting columns
  • 36,500 road gullies (including drainage)
  • 15 kilometres of guardrail, signs and street furniture

The highway network is worth almost £1 billion.