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Structures

Structures Asset Management inspect and maintain 390 bridges and culverts, 39 footbridges  and underpasses, and 282 retaining walls under the responsibility of Fife Council.

We also inspect other structures such as retaining walls and railway bridges which are not in the ownership of Fife Council however form part of the infrastructure.

 

 Our duties include:

  •  Scheduled principal and general Inspections in accordance with the Code of Practice for the Management of Highway structures
  •  Identified maintenance works
  •  Replacement and upgrading of the bridge stock
  •  Determining when restrictions should be applied
  •  Management of abnormal loads

 

Bridge Works Programme

Our current programme of work 2016-2025 sets out our priorities for undertaking bridge works subject to the available funding.


For advice on design standards, modifications to structures and development enquiries, please contact the Asset Management Area Units personnel using details at the bottom of this page.

Although small structures are maintained by the area units, the responsibility for the maintenance of the trunk road network (i.e. M90, A823M, A92, A977) currently lies with BEAR Scotland Ltd (Tel 0800 587 1107).  The A985 is the responsibility of Amey (tel 0800 042 0188).



Structural Surveys

Under the New Roads & Street Works Act 1991, Fife Council is responsible for co-ordinating all utility work with their own roadworks to minimise congestion, delays and inconvenience.

The act is there to guide `statutory undertakers’ (basically utility companies like BT Open Space, Scottish Power and others) on what they must do if they need to dig up roads to maintain their systems or pipelines.

If you need to apply for permission to execute roadworks (NRSWA 109 permits) then you can apply online or the application form can be accessed from the publications section on this page.
 


Roads Services (Mid Fife) - Reception
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 84 91 65 Fax: 01592 583315 Contact Roads Services (Mid Fife) - Reception online
By Post: Rothes Depot Strathore Road Strathore Thornton Kirkcaldy Fife KY1 4DF

Roads Services (North Fife) - Reception
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 85 90 34 Fax: 01334 659 394 Contact Roads Services (North Fife) - Reception online
By Post: Fife Council Combined Services Depot Cupar Trading Estate Cupar Fife KY15 4SX

Roads Services (South Fife) - Reception
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 89 90 20 Fax: 01383 602535 Contact Roads Services (South Fife) - Reception online
By Post: Milesmark Roads Depot Carnock Road Dunfermline Fife KY12 9AX

Murray Scott, Lead Professional - Structures Asset Management 
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 45 67 51 Contact Murray Scott online
By Post: Fife Council Bankhead Central Bankhead Park Glenrothes Fife KY7 6GH
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