What We Look After

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

Roads

  • Most of our roads are classed as urban.
  • We look after 510 kilometres of road.
  • If we had to rebuild all our roads today, it was cost around £720 million.
  • We collect condition data to help plan where we do our maintenance work.
  • This data is telling us that 5% of the roads could be considered for maintenance.

Learn more about how we maintain our roads.

Traffic Signals

  • Our traffic signals allow traffic to flow safely around Bournemouth.
  • We have 51 traffic signal junctions and 115 crossings to maintain.
  • We do safety inspections to understand the condition and when to replace the equipment.
  • The general condition of our traffic signals is average.
  • These systems are sometimes referred to as Intelligent Transportation Systems or ITS.

More detail on Traffic Signal maintenance.

Drainage

  • We have 22,000 gullies across Bournemouth to keep clean.
  • As part of major road maintenance works we make sure gullies are repaired to take water to underground pipes.

Find out about the work we do on our Drainage system.

Flooding in Bournemouth.

Street Lighting

  • We look after 20,000 Street Lights to keep Bournemouth safe at night.

Learn more about how we maintain our Street Lights.

Street Lights in Bournemouth.

Paths

  • We look after 1200 kilometres of paths.
  • If we had to rebuild all our paths today, it was cost around £373 million.
  • We collect condition data to help plan where we do our maintenance work.
  • This data is telling us that 17% of the paths could be considered for maintenance.
  • Paths are sometimes referred to as footways or pavements.

More detail on Path maintenance.

Bridges

  • We have 23 bridges and 72 other structures to look after.
  • If we had to rebuild all our structures today, it was cost around £153 million.
  • We do safety inspections to understand the condition and when to replace parts of the bridge.

Find out about the work we do on our bridges.

 

Contact Us

Telephone

General Enquiries

01202 451451

Address

Customer Services Centre

St Stephens Road
Bournemouth
BH2 6EB

Online

  • Name