Most essential services are buried in roads, including water, gas, electricity and telecommunication cables. Sometimes it will be necessary to maintain or repair the road or one of the services buried within it, or to connect a new property to an existing service. To achieve this, the road, or part of it, must be closed to carry out the works.
This topic covers the many safety provisions that must be taken into account when working on live roads.
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