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Horizon – highway maintenance investment programme

Operation Horizon

Operation Horizon is a £100m highway maintenance investment programme which will be delivered over a five year period from 2013 - 2018.

The 2017/2018 programme is currently under review and will be published as soon as it is available.

To check if any other maintenance is planned for your area please visit the Roadworks page.

To view a full list of the roads which were programmed to be resurfaced, repaired or surface treated in year four from 2016 - 2017, please select the report for your borough or district below.

Pavement Horizon

Pavement Horizon is a £20m major expansion of Project Horizon to undertake a vital restoration of Surrey’s pavements which will be delivered over a five to six year period from 2016 - 2021/22.

The 2017/2018 programme is currently under review and will be published as soon as it is available.

To view a full list of the pavements which were programmed to be restored in year one from 2016 - 2017, please select the report for your borough or district below. For more information about the pavement programme please see our press release.

We are currently working to improve our live programme information and you can view any works that are currently planned and find updates through our Roadworks in my area webpage.

To find out more about a particular scheme please contact us.

Update on Sir Richard's Bridge, Walton-on-Thames

Sir Richard's Bridge has been a priority for resurfacing for some years. We had planned to resurface the bridge at the same time Ashley Road was resurfaced as part of our Operation Horizon programme. However at the time we became aware that the structure of the bridge was defective, which meant that any resurfacing of the road over the bridge was quite likely to suffer early failure. We held off the resurfacing while we engaged with Network Rail in an attempt to either (a) persuade them to repair the structure or (b) take responsibility for the new road surface if we went ahead with the resurfacing. Unfortunately our engagement with Network Rail was not successful.

In terms of ownership / responsibility, Network Rail are responsible for the structure and Surrey County Council are responsible for the road surface.

We still intend to resurface Sir Richard's Bridge. However there remains a significant risk of early failure of the new road surface due to the defective Network Rail owned structure. We would like to be able to hold off until Network Rail undertake the necessary repairs, or better to be able to persuade Network Rail to bring forwards the necessary repairs, but we have no choice but to resurface in the near future due to the on going deterioration of the road surface. The resurfacing is likely to be next Financial Year 2017-18 but this is subject to change depending on the Council's overall financial position.

We have no authority over Network Rail and so cannot instruct them to make repairs to their infrastructure. Network Rail have their own priorities, and for the time being this is not one of them.

In the meantime we will continue to inspect Sir Richard's Bridge for defects affecting safety, and will arrange for these to be repaired.

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