Decision details

Dewsbury Road: Integrated Road Safety Scheme

Reference: D43526

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the detailed design, implementation and expenditure associated to the proposal made in the report as the basis for the 2015/16 programme for the introduction of highway measures that address the current accident record.


The Director of City Development submitted a report which sought approval of the detailed design and implementation of the Dewsbury Road integrated road safety scheme and the associated Traffic Orders.


Responding to an enquiry, the Board noted that local Ward Members had been consulted, and that further consultation would continue, as the scheme progressed.



(a)  That the scheme, as detailed within the submitted report, be approved, and that the detailed design and implementation of said package of measures, as shown on drawing TM-10-2377-GA-01b, as appended to the submitted report, be authorised;


(b)  That authority to incur expenditure of £600,000, comprising of £495,000 works costs, £100,000 staff fees and £5,000 legal fees, be approved, and which are all to be funded from the Local Transport Plan Transport Policy Capital Programme;


(c)  That it be noted that all remaining decisions following detailed design relating to the proposed Traffic Regulation Orders, Speed Limit Order, Movement Order, Section 90c Notices and the designation of cycle tracks on the public highway will be reported to the Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation) using existing powers under the Officer Delegation Scheme (Part 3, Council Constitution) and sub-delegated by the Director of City Development.


(Under the provisions of Council Procedure Rule 16.5, Councillor A Carter required it to be recorded that he abstained from voting on the decisions referred to within this minute)



Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: City and Hunslet;

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Ward Members have been consulted via email.  Officers have also been presenting the scheme to stakeholders and local groups.  Directly affected frontage will be contacted via letter.


Ward Members, emergency services, West Yorkshire Combined Authority, bus operators (First & Arriva), Cycle Forum, local business Town Team and directly affect frontages.

Contact: David O'Donoghue.

Report author: David O'Donoghue

Publication date: 29/06/2016

Date of decision: 22/06/2016

Decided at meeting: 22/06/2016 - Executive Board

Effective from: 02/07/2016

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