Decision details

Approval to Implement West Yorkshire Integrated Urban Traffic Management Control (UTMC) - Element A

Reference: D50301

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval to implement Element A of the West Yorkshire Urban Traffic Management Control (UTMC) project.  This scheme involves the upgrade and refurbishment of traffic signals along the West Yorkshire Key Route Network.


The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation):


i)  gave Approval to Spend for £1.51m (being £130,000 staff design fees, and £1.38m construction costs), fully funded from the WYCA allocation of £1.51m;

ii)  approved the injection of £1,513,539 into the Capital Programme, fully funded from the WYCA allocation; and

iii)  Noted:

a.  the scheme proposal as described in section 2;

b.  construction of the scheme is programmed to start in January 2020 and be fully operational by March 2021; and

c.  that the Chief Officer Highways & Transportation will be responsible for implementation.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: Ardsley and Robin Hood; Beeston and Holbeck; Farnley and Wortley; Middleton Park; Morley North; Morley South; Pudsey;

Other reasons / organisations consulted



Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development has been briefed


Ward Members to be briefed prior to works being undertaken

Contact: Joel Dodsworth, UTMC Manager Highways 0113 378 8128 Email:

Publication date: 12/11/2019

Date of decision: 20/11/2019

Effective from: 28/11/2019

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