HIGHWAY EXCAVATION & ROAD OPENING (New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 NRSWA), SEWER CONNECTIONS.

Road OpeningIf your drain line leading from your property to its connection to the main sewer is damaged then a Road Opening Licence will be required to undertake the highway excavation. You are normally responsible fo this section of pipework and often the main sewer is located in the public highway outside your property.

MTM are Street Works Accredited Cotractors and can therefore undertake these works on your beahlf or directly for you drainage insurance company. We can carry out new sewer connections, see (new sewer connection).

A typical sewer connection signed layout

A Road Opening Licence to excavate in the highway normally requires a 28 day notice period following submission of the application. All necessary paperwork will be completed for you.

For details about the New Road & Street Works Act 1991 See www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts/1991

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