Highway Maintenance

Highway Maintenance Policy on Surfacings Related to Noise

1. Introduction

1.1 In recognition of environmental and social factors regarding road traffic noise, the following Highway Policy has been adopted.

2. Relevant Legislation

2.1 The Noise Insulation Regulations

2.2 Calculations of Road Traffic Noise

2.3 The Planning Policy Guidance ‘Planning and Noise’

2.4 Design Manual for Roads and Bridges Volume 11

3. Policy

3.1 Hampshire County Council will consider the implication of road traffic noise as well as engineering factors and other environmental factors when carrying out road resurfacing, in accordance with the Guidance Document on Surfacing Options for Highways.

Version No:   1.0

Effective:   From - 06/07/2005

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