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Decision details

North Sheffield Better Buses - Barnsley Road near Orphanage Road/Scott Road

Decision Maker: Highway Cabinet Member Decision Session

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To consider responses to a proposal to amend the road layout at Barnsley Rd/Orphanage Rd/Scott Rd and introduce associated Traffic Regulation Orders.

 

Decision:

5.1

The Executive Director, Place submitted a report in relation to the North Sheffield Better Buses Project, particularly in respect of Barnsley Road.

 

 

5.2

RESOLVED: That:-

 

 

 

(a)

the revised scheme as shown in Appendix A be approved and implemented, subject to any required re-confirmation of costs after detailed design (including any commuted sums);

 

 

 

 

(b)

the Traffic Regulation Order relating to the proposed waiting restrictions be made in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984; and

 

 

 

 

(c)

the respondents be informed accordingly.

 

 

 

5.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

5.3.1

The revised scheme described in this report will contribute to improving journey times and reliability for bus services and other traffic along this route. At the same time, it addresses the concerns of respondents to the original proposal.

 

 

5.3.2

The scheme is being designed in detailed with funding available to allow the scheme to be built in 2016/17.

 

 

5.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

5.4.1

The alternative options, including an alternative design, have been discussed elsewhere in this report. Doing nothing would not address the issues that regularly occur at the location. The design as amended is, therefore, the preferred option.

 

 

5.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

 

None

 

 

5.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

 

None

 

 

5.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

 

Simon Green, Executive Director, Place

 

 

5.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Economic and Environmental Wellbeing

 

Report author: James Burdett

Publication date: 18/07/2016

Date of decision: 14/07/2016

Decided at meeting: 14/07/2016 - Highway Cabinet Member Decision Session

Effective from: 23/07/2016

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