Road maintenance

Who is managing your roads? - Local Highways Areas and Managers


What are we currently working on near you. Search for your street and select whether you want to see current or closed works.
You can click any of the marks on the map to see details of the work.
Use the "Inspection Routes" option to see our latest inspection reports showing the condition of roads.

  1. Search: Click on 'Address Search' at the top of the map and select a search option 'Address Search' and a search box will appear to enter details.

  2. Zoom: To zoom in and out: 
    a. Use the + and – buttons on the map 
    b. Computer: Use the mouse wheel to zoom in and out. 
    c. Smart device: Pinch the screen with two fingers to zoom in and out
  3. Layers: The majority of Find It layers become active from zoom level 14 to 17, however layers have to be activated under 'Show Layers' by selecting FindIt on the left hand side and ticking the grey boxes.
  4. Information: For further details, click on the symbols that appear and details will be shown.
  5. A full screen map and be viewed by licking on 'Full Screen Map' which is located under the map below.

Full screen version of the map

Disclaimer: The information on this map is as accurate as we can present within the limitations of an online system. It is not a definitive map and cannot be used in any kind of legal proceedings as evidence of existence or location of any feature or asset.
Inspection reports: these reports are accurate and represent the state of the road at the last inspection. We encourage you to extract and use this data before you submit any other request for information.
Select street lights to see those on your street, or faulty street lights for those Skanska are due to repair.


Report it

Potholes, overgrown trees and shrubs, faulty streetlights, blocked drains and more can be reported via our online Report-It form system.

(Click an arrow  below to find out more about our routine road maintenance tasks.)

Grass cutting is carried out across the network from early May onwards.

We cut a 1m swathe on all roads, as well as cut backs at junctions and bends for visibility.

We focus on our A and B road network at start of the season and alongside this we carry out cuts on the minor roads. Dual carriageways will be cut to give ample opportunity for the traffic management/lane closures to be utilised for other works which need to be carried out on those roads at the same time.

View a map of the 2023 Grass Cutting programme.

We always endeavour to contact all the affected district councils so they can plan in their litter picking or other operations too.

Find out when we carry out grass cutting on our schedule of routine road maintenance.

Highway hedge cutting is carried out to maintain visibility and reduce encroachment onto the carriageway. It is done by mechanical flail cutting. Many other hedges are the responsibility of adjoining landowners. We normally carry out hedge cutting from September to February and a schedule will be available here at that time.

Find out when we carry out hedge cutting on our schedule of routine road maintenance.

The schedule here shows the months when gully emptying is planned. It gives a general overview but is subject to change dependent on weather conditions and other operational issues:

Gully emptying programme 23/24

And you can see how gully emptying fits along side other work in our annual schedule of routine road maintenance.

Depending on the size of the road you'll see one of these trucks emptying gullies.


A highway grip is a shallow ditch connecting the road edge to the roadside ditch. Its purpose is to drain rain water from the highway into the roadside ditch. We normally cut grips between October and March.

Find out when we carry out grip clearing on our schedule of routine road maintenance.

We seek to find a balance between managing the risks associated with highway trees where the County Council has responsibility whilst preserving arboricultural resources. This is achieved by maximising the utilisation of the resources that are needed to manage the trees through efficient systems and processes.

Tree Inspection Policy

Find out when we carry out tree maintenance on our schedule of routine road maintenance.

To prevent the spread of ash dieback and keep Gloucestershire’s roads safe, highway crews are removing infected trees and replanting two trees for every diseased tree cut down around the county. Further information is available here

Every year the Council carries out a programme of weed treatment to control noxious weeds such as Ragwort, Japanese Knotweed, Giant Hogweed and others identified in the Weeds Act 1959.

Ragwort Countywide programme is available here

Find out when we carry out noxious weed treatment on our schedule of routine road maintenance.

Surface dressing is an economical and commonly used way to extend the life of a road. The treatment uses bitumen and chippings to seal the surface of the road against water and air, which causes damage to the road over time.

It improves skid resistance and road safety because the chippings which are added to the bitumen binder give increased grip.

Full details of our surface dressing activity


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