Vemco Design Concept

Vemco Design Concept A design concept gives the project a focus and helps to move it toward a specific direction. There are many elements in a highway project for example, and each involves a number of separate but interrelated design decisions. Integrating all these elements to achieve a common goal […]

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Site Access Appraisal

Site Access Appraisal If you are considering whether to promote a new development or wish to investigate a development on an existing site, then site access onto the existing highway is an essential consideration. The adequacy of a site access in terms of its general geometry, width and visibility splays […]

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Why Use Vemco or Outside Consultant?

Why Use Vemco or Outside Consultant? People have asked me why they should work with an outside consultant instead of simply working with internal resources. There are three primary reasons for doing so: First of all, an external consultant has a wide background of experience across a number of projects. […]

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Who Maintains the UK’s Highway System

Who maintains the UK’s highway system and who controls them for design, building, repair? In England, trunk roads and motorways are under the control of the Highways Agency, an agency working for the UK central government. Other roads are under the control of the relevant highway authority (a county or […]

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