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Dorset County Council road and transport emergencies

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For when the problem you wish to report is urgent, and requires immediate attention

If there is an active emergency on the road and if life is in danger, phone 999 for the emergency services.

Office hours

Between 8.30am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday

Call 01305 221020

Please see Christmas and New Year opening hours.

Evenings, weekends and public holidays

Available 5.30pm - 8.30am Monday to Friday, all weekend and public holidays

Call 01305 221020 - follow the prompts to be transferred to our out-of-hours call centre.

Your report will be immediately raised with the on-duty highways engineer.

Help us help you quicker

Please be as detailed as possible about the location of the incident you are calling about, use points of reference and road names as this will help speed up the process of recording your enquiry and means it can be found quicker.

During severe weather events, you may have to hold the line for an operator.

Minor reports and all general enquiries

If your enquiry is not of an urgent nature, please use our online form.

Report and track road issues and enquiries

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