Cycle Traffic and the Strategic Road Network

Highways England
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October 2016
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The Strategic Road Network (SRN) makes up a small proportion of the national highway network but has an important role to play in supporting journeys made by cycle as referenced in the Highways England Cycling Strategy.

This document provides requirements and advice relevant to the SRN for the planning and design of infrastructure for cycle traffic and is intended to be used by highway design professionals. 

The purpose of this document is to ensure SRN infrastructure facilitates the convenient and safe movement of cycle traffic crossing or travelling along the SRN, where cycling is legally permitted.

This IAN document sets out how SRN infrastructure will support Highways England’s objectives for cycle traffic.