Maintaining Our Roads

We look after roads, traffic signals, drainage, street lighting, paths and bridges, to make sure they are safe to use. Please report any damage to us so we can make repairs. To help you plan your journeys around possible delays, we issue updates of any roadworks or closures.

Abandoned Vehicles

We're responsible for removing abandoned cars or vans from the roads around the town. Please report abandoned vehicles to us.

Apply To Close A Road

Find out how you can apply for a temporary road closure for works on the highway or street parties

Get Approval To Work On The Street

All work on the street must be approved in advance by us. You need to apply for the appropriate Street Works Licence or a Section 171 Licence

Highways Funding

We have received additional funding from the Department for Transport to be spent on our highway asset in Bournemouth

Keeping Streets Safe In Extreme Weather

How we keep our streets safe in bad weather, including gritting the roads, clearing snow and dealing with flooding.

Policy and Strategy

Our policy and strategies detail how we keep our roads safe and well maintained, delivering a high quality highway service achieving value for money.

Potholes

How to report potholes in the road or pavement. We are responsible for the repair and maintenance of potholes to keep roads and pavements safe.

Roadworks

Use this interactive map to find out details of current roadworks, road closures and traffic restrictions within Bournemouth, as well as nationally.

What We Look After

As part of keeping our roads safe we also look after traffic signals, drainage, street lighting, paths and bridges.

Works Programme

We maintain roads, traffic signals, drainage, street lighting, paths and bridges. Our works programme tells you where and what we plan to work on