Our Annual Report has been produced in accordance with the duties, set out in Schedule 2 of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2005, and covers the 12 month period from April 2016 to March 2017.
The Scottish Road Works Commissioner has issued penalties totalling £83,500 to five utility companies for failing to comply with their statutory obligations when placing cables and pipes in roads.
On 4 January 2018, the Scottish Road Works Commissioner issued a penalty of £5,500 to North Lanarkshire Council following failure to comply with road works legislation in Scotland.
Roads Authorities and Utilities Committee (Scotland) (RAUCS) have published the National Coring Report for utility company reinstatements undertaken between 1 January - 31 December 2015.
The Scottish Road Works Commissioner would like to announce that the contract to provide the Scottish Road Works Register (SRWR) for the next 4 years has been awarded to Symology.
The Scottish Road Works Commissioner has today issued a penalty of £35,000 to CityFibre Metro Networks Limited (CityFibre) following a number of serious failures to comply with road works legislation in Scotland.
The independent review of the office and functions of the Scottish Road Works Commissioner is now complete.
Derek MacKay, Minister for Transport and the Islands, recently announced an independent review of the Office and functions of the Scottish Road Works Commissioner, with recommendations to be made to the Scottish Ministers by end March 2016.
Angus Carmichael has been appointed as Scottish Road Works Commissioner on an interim basis.