Advice Notes

RAUC(S) Advice Notes

RAUC(S) Advice Notes refers to documents that contain formal guidance on specific issues that have been agreed by RAUC(S) and are intended to be utilised by RAUC(S) members.

Number Title Year Additional information Download document(s)
1 RAUC(S) Advice Note 1 - The Exchange of Plant Information

The Exchange of Plant Information

RAUC(S) Advice Note 1281.08 KB
2 RAUC(S) Advice Note 2 - Guidance on the Reinstatement of Friction Coatings and Coloured Surfaces

Guidance on the Reinstatement of Friction Coatings and Coloured Surfaces

RAUC(S) Advice Note 2 236.24 KB
3 RAUC(S) Advice Note 3 - National Coring Programme

National Coring Programme

RAUC(S) Advice Note 3884.49 KB RAUC(S) Advice Note 3 (APPENDICES A,B&C)32.21 KB
4 RAUC(S) Advice Note 4 - Revised Inspections, Defects & Other Charges

Revised Inspections, Defects & Other Charges

RAUC(S) Advice Note 4.pdf102.46 KB
5 RAUC(S) Advice Note 5 - Scottish Road Works Register Associated Data - Guidance Notes

Scottish Road Works Register Associated Data - Guidance Notes

RAUC(S) Advice Note 5.pdf393.56 KB Gazetteer Codes.xlsx14.21 KB
7 RAUC(S) Advice Note 7 - Website Procedures

Rescinded - see the Home Page under the 'RAUC(S) & Community' tab for information.

8 RAUC(S) Advice Note 8 - Portable Light Signals

Portable Light Signals

RAUC(S) Advice Note 8.pdf303.16 KB
9 RAUCS Advice Note 9 - Guidelines for Works at or near Network Rail Level Crossings

Rescinded - see Appendix D of the Code of Practice for the Co-ordination of Road Works & Works for Road Purposes & Related Matters.

10 RAUCS Advice Note 10 - Guidelines for Positioning Utilities Apparatus in Home Zones

Guidelines for Positioning Utilities Apparatus in Home Zones

RAUC(S) Advice Note 10.pdf188 KB
11 Defective Apparatus in Adopted Roads

Rescinded - incorporated into the Inspections Code of Practice 2010

Apparatus Minimum Specification Diagram

Appendix 1 Extract from RAUC(S) AN 11.pdf440.33 KB
13 RAUC(S) Advice Note 13 - Mobile Working

Mobile Working

RAUC(S) Advice Note 13.pdf148.41 KB
14 RAUC(S) Advice Note 14 - Good Practice Guide to Setting Up Areas of Interest

Good Practice Guide to Setting Up Areas of Interest

RAUC(S) Advice Note 14.pdf330.53 KB
15 RAUC(S) Advice Note 15 - Recording Inspection Results and Responding to Inspections on the Scottish Road Works Register

Recording Inspections Results and Responding to Inspections on the Scottish Road Works Register

RAUC(S) Advice Note 15.pdf440.19 KB Flowchart on Defect Accept & Decline Process.pdf16.35 KB
16 RAUC(S) Advice Note 16 - Fixed Penalty Notice Payment Process

Fixed Penalty Notice Payment Process

RAUC(S) Advice Note 16.pdf41.28 KB
17 RAUC(S) Advice Note 17 - Early and Late Start Consent Protocol

Rescinded - Incorporated into Appendix E of the Code of Pracitice for the Co-ordination of Works in Roads 2013

18 RAUC(S) Advice Note 18 - Fixed Penalty Notice Hearing Process

Fixed Penalty Notice Hearing Process

RAUC(S) Advice Note 18 .pdf264.76 KB
19 RAUC(S) Advice Note 19 - Scottish Road Works Register 3rd Parties & Special Cases

Currently uner review

20 RAUC(S) Advice Note 20 - Procedure for Embargoes on Road Works

Procedure for Embargoes on Road Works - was previously Commissioner Advice Paper 1

RAUC(S) Advice Note 20.pdf46.08 KB
21 RAUC(S) Advice Note 21 - Apparatus in Roads at Shallow Depths

Apparatus in Roads at Shallow Depths

RAUC(S) Advice Note 21.pdf126.97 KB
22 RAUC(S) Advice Note 22 - The Use of S109 of the New Road and Street Works Act 1991. Replacing S61 of the Roads (Scoland) Act 1984

The Use of S109 of the New Road and Street Works Act 1991. Replacing S61 of the Roads (Scoland) Act 1984

RAUC(S) Advice Note 22.pdf112.55 KB (Files contained in Annex).zip149.12 KB
23 RAUC(S) Advice Note 23 - Use of Potential Works

Use of Potential Works

RAUC(S) Advice Note 23.pdf190.86 KB
24 RAUC(S) Avice Note 24 - Material and Trial Registers

Material and Trial Registers

RAUC(S) Advice Note 24.pdf318.84 KB
25 RAUC(S) Advice Note 25 - Unidentified Buried Objects

Unidentified Buried Objects

RAUC(S) Advice Note 25.pdf306.54 KB
26 RAUC(S) Advice Note 26 - Traffic Management in Roads in Advance of Activity Commencing

Traffic Management in Roads in Advance of Activity Commencing

RAUC(S) Advice Note 26.pdf194.07 KB
27 RAUC(S) Advice Note 27 - Interrupted Works

Interrupted Works

RAUC(S) Advice Note 27.pdf312.68 KB
28 RAUC(S) Advice Note 28 - Above Ground Apparatus

Above Ground Apparatus

RAUC(S) Advice Note 28.pdf252.15 KB
29 RAUC(S) Advice Note 29 - Guidance on Core & Vac Excavation and Reinstatement

Guidance on Core & Vac Excavation and Reinstatement

RAUC(S) Advice Note 29.pdf706.92 KB

HAUC(UK) Advice Notes

The following HAUC(UK) Advice Notes contain formal guidance which has been endorsed by RAUC(S) and should be applied in Scotland.

Number Title Year Additional information Download document(s)
1 The Use of Alternative Reinstatement Materials

The Use of Alternative Reinstatement Materials

HAUC Advice Note 2009-01226.48 KB
2 Diversionary Works

Diversionary Works

HAUC Advice Note 2010-01.pdf679.97 KB
3 Town Centre Redevelopments and Underground Services and Apparatus

Town Centre Redevelopments and Underground Services and Apparatus

HAUC Advice Note 2013-04.pdf117.6 KB