Decision details

Structural Inspection Programme of Exeter City Council Bridges

Decision Maker: Executive, Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Seeking funding for principal Inspections of all City Council owned bridges



RECOMMENDED that Council approve:-


(1)  an additional budget of £150,000 to span the financial years for 2020-21 and 2021-22 to allow for the completion of the programme of Principal Inspections for all Exeter City Council owned bridges; and

(2)  an additional ongoing annual budget of £40,000, commencing in 2022-23, to fund a rolling programme of regular bridge inspections to be in line with the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, which would involve inspections on a principal (six-yearly) and General (two-yearly) interval basis.


Reason for Decision:

As set out in the report.





Report author: Daryl Taylor

Publication date: 15/01/2020

Date of decision: 14/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Executive

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