Decision details

Highways Infrastructure Maintenance Programme - Additional Funding 2018-2019

Reference: D48486

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the programme of planned highways asset maintenance and strengthening (roads and highway structures) for the 2018/19 financial year to spend the additional monies provided by the Department for Transport (DfT) following the October budget and give authority to incur expenditure linked to these works.



The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation);

i)  Gave authority to incur expenditure of £3,857,000 (£3,2689,000 works costs and £588,000 internal staff) funded from the 2018/19 Local Transport Plan Additional Capital Grant Allocation;

ii)  Approved the addition of the schemes listed in appendices A & B to this report into the Highways Infrastructure Maintenance Programmes 2018/19; and

iii)  The Chief Officer shall be responsible for implementation of the attached programmes of work within the 2018/19 & 2019/20 financial years.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Consultation on the programme of planned structural and preventative works on the Local Road Network was carried out with Local Ward Members and Parish & Town Councils, in preparation for the 2018/19 Highway Infrastructure Programme.  It is planned that works identified as part of this consultation and the consultation for 2019/22 which is currently ongoing will be used to spend this additional funding.  Councillors will be informed of work to be done in their Ward with this additional funding once approval is received.


All Ward Members

Contact: Richard Hobson, Highways Officer 0113 378 7318 Email:

Publication date: 14/03/2019

Date of decision: 22/03/2019

Effective from: 30/03/2019

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