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Costs of highway works

Below is a guide to the cost of the more common requests that the council receives for the provision of highway works (as of April 2017). It is intended to help Parish and Town councils when considering such issues in their area. 

Costs quoted are approximate and do not include fees involved with the design and implementation of the scheme or the cost of any legal procedures involved unless stated.

Pedestrian facilities

Zebra crossing

Zebra crossing (including high friction surfacing on approaches) typically costs between £19,000-£30,000.

Divided zebra crossing

Divided zebra crossing (including high friction surfacing on approaches) typically costs between £26,000-£37,000.

Puffin crossing

Puffin crossing (including high friction surfacing on approaches) typically costs between £47,000-£58,000

Toucan crossing

Toucan crossing (including high friction surfacing on approaches) typically costs between £52,000-£63,000.

Highlighted crossing point

Highlighted crossing point including bollards and associated works typically costs approximately £4,000.

Pedestrian refuge

A typical pedestrian refuge including electrical works and all other associated works costs between £8,500-£11,000.

Footways

New footway

To construct a new footway using standard bituminous materials typically costs approximately £160 per metre with kerbing/edgings costing approximately £75 per meter.

Yorkstone footway

To construct a new footways using Yorkstone paving slabs costs approximately £335 Per metre, if Heritage Stone kerbing is required this would cost in addition of approximately £210 Per metre.

Cycle footway

A shared use cycleway/footway will be similar to a standard footway. However it will be of greater width and will require additional signing and street lighting.

Parking controls

Parking restrictions

Parking restrictions, the cost of formulating the proposals, the consultation and the progression of the associated legal traffic orders is the larger proportion of the total cost of introducing parking controls. Typically this can cost £5,000 per site. The cost of the yellow lines and associated road signs account for a much smaller proportion of the total scheme.

White lining

White lining

White lining costs up to £5.50 per metre. Hatching as shown above costs approximately £10.50 per metre squared. Removal of white lines costs £26 per metre. Road studs cost an average £16.50 each. + (£1,420 EST Cost)

Traffic management is additional to these costs.

Signs

Warning sign

  

Regulatory sign

To erect a warning or regulatory sign on a new sign post costs between £210 and £365 dependant on size.

Directional sign

To erect a directional sign on new posts typically cost between £420 and £730 dependant on size

(If any sign requires external illumination then an approximate further £840 can be added to the cost for ducting, connection to the electricity supply and lighting unit).

Village signs

A village nameplate on 2 new posts costs up to £260. If a road safety message is required this costs an additional £85. The Town or Parish Council may be asked to pay the additional cost.

Ornamental finger posts

An ornamental finger post costs up to £1,880. The requester is normally required to fund, in full enhancement work of this type.

Street Lighting

Standard street light

Provision of a standard street lighting column including service connection costs up to £2,500

(Cost can vary depending on the length of ducting needed and closest electricity source. This can cost up to £55 per metre).

Ornimental street light

Provision of an ornamental lighting column, including service connection costs up to £3,500

(Cost can vary depending on the length of ducting needed and closest electricity source. This can cost up to £55 per metre).

Traffic Calming

The details below indicate methods typically used in traffic calming schemes. It should be noted that all sites require individual consideration and assessment before a particular scheme can be agreed.

Traffic calming

Full gateway, including signs, lines and coloured high friction surfacing costs up to £6,800.

(This cost will rise if any electrical work to the signs is required)

Mini roundabout

 A typical mini-roundabout (without re-surfacing of the carriageway) with signing, lining, street lighting costs between £6,300 and £10,500. 

Mini roundabout splitter island

An additional £8,400 per splitter island if required. 

Road narrowing

The physical narrowing of the carriageway to introduce one-way priority traffic operation, including signing, lining and street lighting costs up to £32,000 but is dependent on length.

20mph zone and associated features

20 mph zone

20 mph zone, coloured entry treatment including signing, lining and street lighting costs up to £16,000.

Double speed cuchion

Double speed cushion layout and associated works such as street lighting, signing and lining typically cost between £7,400 - £10,500.

Speed control table

Speed control table with crossing point and associated works such as coloured surfacing, street lighting, signing and lighting costs from £13,000 dependant on length and carriageway width.

Raised junction

Raised junction with crossing point and associated works such as coloured surfacing, street lighting, signing and lining costs from £31,500 Dependant on length and carriageway width.

Others highway works

Pedestrian guard rail

Pedestrian guard rail typically costs £85 - £125 per metre.

Standard drop kerbs

Standard dropped kerbs (1 side only) typically costs £630 - £840.

Bollards

Bollard 1

  

Bollard 2

  

Bollard 3

Bollards cost between £100 £150 and £300 £350 each.

Roundel

Carriageway roundel costs up to £155 dependant on size and speed limit.

Picket fence

Village entry picket fence costs approx. £1,450 per gate.

1 Bus shelter

  

2 Bus shelter

Bus shelters costs can vary considerably depending on size, location, electrical capability, prices range from £3,500 to £9,000.

  • A street lighting assessment typically costs between £1,250 and £2,500
  • A pedestrian survey typically costs between £350 and £1,000
  • A vehicle/speed survey typically costs between £350 and £2,000
  • A topographical survey typically costs between £1,400 and £4,000
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  • As Highway Authority for Wiltshire, we do not install highway mirrors 
  • We also no longer install vehicle activated signs (VAS)
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Last updated: 6 April 2017 | Last reviewed: 6 April 2017