Highways Inspection & Maintenance Services

Highways Services

What are Highways Inspection & Maintenance Services?

Highways Inspection & Maintenance Services are provided by Stroma Specialist Access’ IRATA, PASMA 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 networks. 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:

Principal and General Inspections

Inspection for Assessment

Difficult access inspection of bridges, retaining walls, shafts and culverts using Rope Access

Scour Assessments for highways bridges

De-vegetation on highways structures, slopes and embankments

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

Why Stroma Specialist Access?

Stroma Specialist Access understands how to work on highways. Our inspection teams are all trained in roped access techniques to IRATA Standards and hold IPAF and PASMA 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 63/07)
  • 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

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 team.

Benefits of Rope Access


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 Stroma Specialist Access to provide compliance support throughout your project.

Complementary Services