Because it's crossing a road so will need traffic control that job needs more notice than building a DSLAM would.
It may also not be related in any way to NGA.
Agreed, we have a similar roadworks job about to start between our exchange and our home which is down as "Safe Access to Underground BT footway and carriageway boxes for fibre cabling and jointing works in existing duct. Required for new customer connection
" its also down with "Some carriageway incursion
" and that was submitted a month before the work was due to start.
Also saw this on the roadworks site:
Build 2 concrete chamber 1310mm x 610mm x 1265mm deep in Footway,
Build 2 concrete chamber 2315mm x 737mm x 1565mm deep in Footway,
Build 3 concrete chamber 915mm x 445mm x 965mm deep in Footway,
Demolish 5 existing jointbox(s) or cabinet base(s),
Erect/Renew 1 PCP cabinet and base (600mm x 300mm x 1000mm),
Install 13m of 2 poly ducts in Footway,
Install 15m of 8 poly ducts in Footway,
Install 22m of 5 poly ducts in Carriageway,
Install 25m of 1 way poly duct in Footway,
Install 4m of 5 poly ducts in Fo
It might of had more but the rest was cut off, but all down as one job, sod doing all that LOL.