We maintain roads, traffic signals, drainage, street lighting, paths and bridges. Our works programme tells you where and what we plan to work on
Charminster Road Carriageway Reconstruction 2018
There is some additional information for the works on Charminster Road below.
Charminster Road Traffic Management and Diversion Route
Charminster Road Residents Letter
Charminster Road Roadwork Live Map
Wimborne Road Carriageway Reconstruction 2018
There is some additional information for the works on Wimborne Road below.
Wimborne Road Traffic Management and Diversion Routes
Wimborne Road Residents Letter
Wimborne Road Media Release
Wimborne Road Roadwork Live Map
Microasphalt Works October 2017 Update
The contractor has acknowledged material failure in the following roads:
- Avenue Road
- Bourne Avenue
- Prince of Wales Road
- Surrey Road
- Queens Road
Corrective works are planned for Spring 2018 at the contractor's expense. Monitoring of the sites will continue until these works are completed and repair of any safety defects if they arise.
Works Programme 2018-21
Find out where and when we'll be working, and the sort of work we'll be doing. There are many types of treatments to improve condition that give value for money, which makes our maintenance funding go further.
Bournemouth's Highways Infrastructure Asset Management (HIAM) Indicative Maintenance Works Programme 2018-21
Previous Works Programme
Bournemouth's Highways Infrastructure Asset Management (HIAM) Indicative Maintenance Works Programme 2017-18
Bournemouth's Highways Infrastructure Asset Management (HIAM) Maintenance Works Programme 2016-17
Surface Treatments - Surface Dressing and Microasphalt
Surface dressing is a process using a bitumen binder sprayed on to the existing road surface, followed by a layer of stone chippings. The chippings are rolled into the binder and stick to the existing road.
Microasphalt is a thin surface course using a bitumen emulsion and stone chipping mixture laid on an existing road surface. The material is rolled to help assist with adhesion to the road construction.
Both surface treatments require a sweeper to remove the excess chippings. Loose chippings can still cause problems so there is always a 20mph speed limit for a few days after the road has been treated.
These treatments seal the underlying road construction, making the road waterproof. It reduces the ingress of water into the structure to help protect against frost and water damage. It also improves skidding resistance and prevents potholes making the roads safer.
These treatments are cheaper than expensive reconstruction works so we can make our budget go further.
These treatments also need warm and dry weather so the works will take place between April and September.
For any enquires about maintenance works or the works programme please contact BBC.HIAM@Bournemouth.gov.uk
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