Highways Inspection & Maintenance Services are provided by HRS Services’ IRATA and IPAF registered team of inspectors. We have over 30 years’ experience working across highways infrastructure projects across the UK, including the M40 and M25 network. Our track record includes supporting the UK’s foremost road operators and highways consultants using specialist rope access and difficult access techniques. All of our services for roads, highways and bridges are provided in accordance with Highways England protocols.

Structural Inspection, Examination and Maintenance for highways infrastructure

We provide a number of services for the inspection and maintenance of highways assets. These can be deployed in any combination specific to the requirements of your project.  We commit to a ‘safety first’ approach which is adaptable to complex road structures, including cable-stayed suspension bridges:

Highways Inspection & Maintenance Services

  • Principal and General Inspections
  • Difficult access inspection of bridges, retaining walls, shafts and culverts using Rope Access
  • Scour Assessments for highways bridges
  • Confined Spaces work
  • Drone Surveys
  • De-vegetation on highways structures, slopes and embankments (including removal of fly tipping)
  • Ecological surveys of structures for nesting birds and protected species (e.g. bats)
  • Noise, Vibration and Dust Monitoring (via our Environmental Consultancy team)

We can also provide bespoke difficult access and highways services to match specific client project requirements.

Why HRS Services?

HRS Services understands how to work on highways. Our inspection teams are all trained in roped access techniques to IRATA Standards and hold IPAF certificates. Complex structures can be inspected safely without the need for expensive scaffolding and maximising the use of available road space. Our inspectors also hold confined space entry competencies allowing teams to examine culverts, voided decks, abutment cells voided piers and other confined spaces as required:

  • All inspections are carried out to BD 63/17 (previously 62/07)
  • Working towards the new Bridge Inspector Certification Scheme (NHSS31)
  • Excellent safety record
  • Inspection techniques include rope access, MEWPs, autonomous inspection vehicles, divers and drones

We have a proactive approach to all projects through collaboration with our clients. Works can be carried out nationwide and our qualified teams are available 24/7 and 365 days a year.

Instant Report Production

Our dedicated teams ensure a fast turnaround of site works and reports. Our team is experienced in uploading reports in a range of formats and using a range of software. We also employ an in-house Automated Visual Reporting Software (AVR) which delivers cost savings via instant report production. Inspectors are able to collect data from the highways structure on site via a mobile device, before submitting the data to our office based reporting teams.

Our Track Record

HRS Services have worked closely with local authorities and consultant engineers across the country for over 30 years. We have carried out works on motorways such as the M40 and the M25, including principle and general inspections and concrete testing of underbridges, overbridges, retaining walls and other structures. You can have confidence that we can fulfil the objectives of your highways project:

Request a quote for Highways Inspection & Maintenance services

Contact our friendly I&M Team to request a quote for your highways infrastructure project. You can also select to receive information about our complementary environmental sustainability services to allow HRS Services to provide compliance support throughout your project.

Contact us on 0800 030 4391 or e-mail rebecca.oxley@hrsservices.co.uk