Decision Maker: Director of City Development
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To approve the implementation of a signalled junction improvement scheme at the Dyneley Arms intersection (A660/A658). The Highway Authority shall enter into a funding agreement with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to promote the works and all associated permanent and temporary land acquisitions required for the scheme footprint.
The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation):
i) approved the A660/A658 Dyneley Arms junction detailed design;
ii) approved the conclusion of the necessary land acquisitions at an estimated cost of £25,000;
iii) approved the injection of £1,521,408 funding into the capital programme from the West Yorkshire Transport Fund in addition to the previously injected funds of £765,000 for development and design fees;
iv) gave authority to spend £2,286,408 funded from the West Yorkshire Transport Fund on receipt of Final Business Case Plus approval by the Combined Authority;
v) approved the scheme delivery through the established Leeds City Council Term Contract for highway works at an estimated cost of £1,518,908 including enabling works, delivery and construction risk;
vi) approved a variation to the scheme funding agreement with the Combined Authority to reflect the full final project costs on confirmation of the Final Business Case Plus approval by the Combined Authority; and
vii) approved with reference to the powers contained in Section 66(4) of the Highways Act 1980, that the relevant lengths of footway shown on attached Drawing No 732827/LCC/HWT/DA/DR/CH/GA_01b that following the removal of the footways, the cycle track is constructed under the powers contained under the provisions of section 65(1) of the Highways Act 1980 for segregated or shared joint use by pedal cyclists and pedestrians.
Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;
Wards Affected: Adel and Wharfedale;
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Public consultation was undertaken from 16 July to 9 September 2019. The responses were welcomed via online portal (Commonplace), post or email, and telephone. The outreach was conducted in multiple ways, from leafleting houses in the area to social media advertising and websites, including engagement with local ward members. The Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development has also been briefed.
Internal LCC Officers
Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development
Local Ward Members
Local residents, businesses and general members of the public
Drivers using the junction
Cycle Forum Sub-group
Contact: Mohammed Mahmood, Senior Transport Planner 0113 378 7524 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication date: 06/11/2020
Date of decision: 16/11/2020
Effective from: 24/11/2020