Your Councillors

Subject: Highway Works Programme 2011/12

To:                              Maidstone Joint Transportation Board

 

By:                              KCC Highways and Transportation

 

Date:                           17th April 2019

 

Subject:                       Highway Works Programme 2019/20

 

Classification:           Information Only

 

 

Summary: This report updates Members on the identified schemes approved for construction in 2019/20

 

 

1. Introduction

 

This report provides an update and summarises schemes that have been programmed for delivery in 2019/2020.

 

Footway and Carriageway Improvement Schemes – see Appendix A

           

Drainage Repairs & Improvements – see Appendix B

 

Street Lighting – see Appendix C

 

Appendix D – Transportation and Safety Schemes – See Appendix D

 

·         Casualty Reduction Measures – See Appendix D1

 

·         Integrated Transport Schemes – See Appendix D2

 

Developer Funded Works – Appendix E

 

Bridge Works – see Appendix F

 

Traffic Systems – see Appendix G

 

Combined Member Fund – see Appendix H

 

Maidstone Winter Plan – Appendix I

 

Well Maintained Highways – Appendix J

 

Road Safety Report – Maidstone Bridges Gyratory (see separate item on the agenda)

 

Conclusion

 

  1. This report is for Members information.

 

Contact Officers:

 

The following contact officers can be contacted on 03000 418181

 

Kirstie Williams                                    Mid Kent Highway Manager

Susan Laporte                                     Maidstone District Manager

Sue Kinsella                                        Street Lighting Manager

Earl Bourner                                        Drainage & Structures Manager

Alan Casson                                        Strategic Asset Manager

Toby Butler                                         Traffic Systems


Appendix A – Footway and Carriageway Improvement Schemes

 

The delivery of these schemes is weather dependent; should it prove not possible to carry out these works on the planned dates, new dates will be arranged, and the residents will be informed by a letter drop to their homes.

 

 

Machine Resurfacing – Contact Officer Mr Byron Lovell

Road Name

Parish

Extent of Works

Current Status

A274 Maidstone Road

Langley

From the B2163 Upper Street to Warmlake Road

To be programmed

A20/A26 Rocky Hill

Maidstone

Maidstone Gyratory to Terrace Road

 

To be programmed

A20 King Street

Maidstone

Watt Tyler Way and Wyke Manor Road

 

To be programmed

Sheal’s Crescent

Maidstone

From Loose Road (through Hayle Road, College Road, Mill Street) to Bishops Way

 

To be programmed

Linton Road

Loose

From Lancet Lane to Rosemount Close

 

To be programmed

Forstal Road

Aylesford

From bridge deck over motorway to Beddow Way

 

To be programmed

 

Footway Improvement - Contact Officer Mr Neil Tree

Road Name

Parish

Extent and Description of Works

Current Status

Mote Road

Maidstone

From the junction with Square Hill Road to Willow Way (Northern side)

(Footway Reconstruction)

 

In Design and to be programmed in conjunction with the Cycle path works on the Southern side.

Banky Meadow

Barming

Entire length

(Footway Protection).

 

Completed

 

Maplesden Close

Barming

Entire length

(Footway Protection).

 

Completed

 

Long Rede Lane

Barming

From the junction with Banky Meadow to o/s No’s 40 and 17

(Footway Protection).

 

Completed

 

Surface Treatments – Contact Officer Mr Jonathan Dean

Micro Surfacing

Road Name

Parish

Extent and Description of Works

Current Status

Straw Mill Hill

Tovil

From Tovil Hill to Fire Headquarters

 

Completed

A229 Cranbrook Road

Staplehurst

From Pinnock Lane to the Knox Bridge

 

Completed

Hunton Hill (And Upper Hunton Hill)

Hunton

Heath Road to junction with East Street

 

Completed

Heath Road

Coxheath

From Woodlands to Coxheath crossroads

Completed

Hawkenbury Road

Staplehurst & Hawkenbury

Yew Tree Farm junction with four oaks roads to 2 Hawkenbury Villas.

Completed

Headcorn Road

Staplehurst & Hawkenbury

From River Bridge to Slaney Road

Completed

Butt Green Lane

Linton

A229 Linton Hill to the Stream Boughton Bottom Cottage

Completed

Five Oak Lane

Staplehurst

Five Ash Lane to Goudhurst Road

Completed

Faversham Road

Lenham

Maidstone Road (Lenham Town square) to A20

Completed

The Street

Boxley

Village Gateway to Styles Lane

Completed

South Green

Sittingbourne

Detling Hill to Rumstead Road

Completed

Church Lane

Barming

TBC

Completed

Maidstone Road

Lenham

High Street to A20 Ashford Road

Completed

Cornwallis Avenue

Linton

Whole length

Completed

Surface Treatments – Contact Officer Mr Jonathan Dean

Surface Dressing

Road Name

Parish

Extent and Description of Works

Current Status

Ashford Road

Hollingbourne

Hospital Road to Penfold Road

 

Completed

Flint Lane

Lenham

Burchells Wood Road/Flint Lane to Stede Hill

Completed

Queen Street (And Darman Lane)

Paddock Wood

From Lucks Lane to Pikefish Lane (Darman Lane - Pikefish Lane to Claygate Road)

Completed

 

 

Appendix B – Drainage

 

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Drainage Repairs & Improvements - Contact Officer Earl Bourner

Road Name

Parish

Description of Works

Current Status

Bonnington Road

Boxley

Drainage improvements

Completed

Tufa Close

Walderslade

Relocation of soakaway

Awaiting start date

Smith’s Hill

West Farleigh

Investigation works

In planning

 

 

Appendix C – Street Lighting

 

Structural testing of KCC owned in hand and the list of replacement works will be available for the next JTB report.

 

 

Street Lighting Column Replacement – Contact Officer Sue Kinsella

 

Road Name

Column

Parish

Description of Works

Status

Station Road

KSFA029

Staplehurst

Column replacement

Completion by June 2019

Brishing Lane

KBFE010

Maidstone

Column replacement

Completion by June 2019

High Street

KHDO053

Staplehurst

Column replacement

Completion by June 2019

Whitmore Street

KWCR501

Maidstone

Column replacement

Completion by June 2019

Milton Street

KMCW503

Maidstone

Column replacement

Completion by June 2019

Warwick Place

KWAI501

Maidstone

Column replacement

Completion by June 2019

Warwick Place

KWAI502

Maidstone

Column replacement

Completion by June 2019

 

Appendix D – Transportation and Safety Schemes

 

 

APPENDIX D1 – CASUALTY REDUCTION MEASURES - identified to address a known history of personal injury crashes

 

Location

Parish

Description of Works

Lead officer

Current Status

Great Danes Roundabout

Rural

Signing and road marking improvements

Jennie Watson

Scheme handed over to the contractor – Awaiting date for completion

Mill Street/Palace Avenue

Urban

Lining refreshing

Jennie Watson

Works partially completed in October 2018 – Yellow box markings completed – Contractor to return to refresh white lining

A20 Ashford Road, Lenham

Rural

Scheme to make changes to junction

Jennie Watson

Works substantially complete.  However, there are still some items that need to be rectified

 

APPENDIX D2 – INTEGRATED TRANSPORT SCHEMES – all other LTP funded non-casualty reduction schemes

 

Location

Parish

Description of Works

Lead officer

Current Status

East Farleigh Bridge

East Farleigh

Upgrade of signing and lining

Paul Leary

Works programmed for completion late March/early April 2019

Mote Park Cycleway

Maidstone

Upgrade of cycle route

Michael Hardy

Construction phase underway. Northern footway substantially complete. Toucan crossing works began on 25th February estimated for 4 weeks. Southern side due to commence end of March 2019.

Appendix E – Developer Funded Works

 

Developer Funded Works (Section 278 Agreement Works) Maidstone Borough

Contact Officer Claremarie Vine, (Additional Officers for sites Jamie Hare, Aaron Divall, Steven Noad & Sarah Sims)

 

Scheme Name

File Ref.

Officer

Parish

Description of Works

Current Status

BP Tudor Service Station, London Road

MA003072

CV

Allington

Alterations to existing access

Works almost complete, pedestrian crossing point and additional signage still to do.

Bell Farm, North Street

MA003098

SN

Barming

New accesses to split sites, shared surface and new crossing point

Agreement signed, highway works commenced, due to restart late March/April

Cross Keys

MA003100

JH

Bearsted

New access, crossing point and parking area

Agreement signed

Heath Road/Church Street

MA003111

SS

Boughton Monchelsea

New access, footway works, yellow lines and crossing upgrade

Works completed all bar

the lights awaiting

Crossing (Lights) date

from Talent.

Hubbards Lane

MA003084

CV

Boughton Monchelsea

Two accesses to minor developments

Works completed on both accesses, pedestrian crossing point to add

Langley Park, Sutton Road

MA003028

AD

Boughton Monchelsea

New roundabout and associated ancillary works for new development

Adopted


Lyewood Farm, Green Lane

MA3247

MA3248

AP

Boughton Monchelsea

New housing development and access

Awaiting technical approval

Maidstone Studios, New Cut Road

MA003110

SS

Boxley

Zebra crossing and pedestrian crossing points

All works complete bar High Friction surface being laid 24/3/19

St Michaels Close, Aylesford

MA003103

SS

Boxley

Waitrose car park, new access

Works completed and in maintenance

Goya Development, St Michaels Close, Aylesford

MA003123

SS

Boxley

New access and footway work to new commercial properties

Works ongoing currently to footway then gully to be inserted along with surface for new Access

Heath Road

(North side)

MA003063

CV

Coxheath

New access and Footway work

Works completed and in maintenance

Linden Farm, Stockett Lane

MA003107

SS

Coxheath

Access to new development and footway link to community hall

Access & footway completed further 2 accesses to restore to footway near completion of development.

Forstal Lane

Ma003141

SS

Coxheath

Widening of road and new footpath with access to new development

Awaiting Technical Approval – In discussion with developer.

Land north of Heath Road Phase 2

MA3257

AP

Coxheath

Access to new development

Awaiting technical approval.

Gatland House, Gatland Lane

MA003081

CV

Fant ward

Parking restrictions, signage, road markings and tactile crossings for new school

Works completed, Remedials to do.

Bell Farm, Ashford Road

MA003094

CV

Harrietsham

Realignment of Church Road to form new access onto A20. New footway along A20

Works completed and in maintenance.

Mayfield Nursery, Ashford Road

MA003135

SS

Harrietsham

New access and alterations to existing Highway to adjoin upcoming Scheme Works

Works ongoing on site currently

Lenham Road (North side)

MA003062

CV

Headcorn

New Footway to site and extension of speed limit boundary

Works completed and in Maintenance

Lenham Road (South side)

MA003057

CV

Headcorn

New footway

Agreement prepared

Grigg Lane, Lenham Road,

 

MA003050

CV

Headcorn

Access onto Grigg Lane and Lenham Road. Footway on Grigg Lane

New accesses at Grigg Lane and Lenham Road in place, New footway Grigg Lane completed

Oak Lane and Wheeler Street

MA003048

CV

Headcorn

New footway plus junction improvements

Works completed and in maintenance

Wheeler Street, Headcorn

MA003137

SS

Headcorn

2 new accesses - off Wheeler Street and Kingsland Grove

Technical Approval given awaiting fees and signed agreement before works commence.

Ulcombe Road

MA003150

SS

Headcorn

Access to new development

Accesses both in, awaiting street lighting agreement and TRO. Technical Approval in progress.

Forge Meadows

MA3253

AP

Headcorn

Access to 2 new properties and vehicle crossovers to existing properties

Awaiting

technical approval

Kings Road/Millbank

MA3262

AP

Headcorn

Signalised crossroads (linked to Ulcombe Road MA3150)

Awaiting

technical approval

Grigg Lane & Wheeler Street

MA3250

AP

Headcorn

Access to new development and zebra crossing

Awaiting

technical approval

Eyhorne Street

MA3198

AP

Hollingbourne

New access to development

Awaiting

technical approval

Ledian Farm

MA003086

JH

Leeds

Proposed new access to development site at Ledian Farm

Letter of Agreement signed. Works started.

8 Faversham Road

MA003032

CV

Lenham

New access

In maintenance

The Paddocks, Ashford Road (Grove House, Old Ashford Road)

MA3114

CV

Lenham

New access, speed reduction to 50mph and footway link to Faversham Road

Revised plans awaited – pending minor alteration at planning and further layout details for A20. TRO applied for.

Old Ashford Road

MA003018

CV

Lenham

New footway plus access

Approaching end of maintenance, bus stop location to amend.

Week St/Gabriel’s Hill

MA003120

SS

Maidstone

Town Centre Public Realm improvements

Works on-going, due to complete May 2019

The Lodge, Beaver Road

MA003091

AD

Maidstone

New Footway and crossing point

Adopted

Wallis Avenue Phase 3, Parkwood

MA003085

CV

Maidstone

Some stopping up of highway completed for redevelopment of old carpark and shops area opp. Longshaw Road

Works to 3 realigned accesses completed. F/way resurfacing completed.

The Coppice, A274 Sutton Road

MA003076

AD

Maidstone

New Toucan crossing

Adopted


Hermitage Lane/ Howard Drive

MA003070

AD

Maidstone

New access for development (opposite the quarry entrance)

Works complete

Hermitage Lane, (opp. Maidstone Hospital)

MA003060

JH

Maidstone

New Traffic signal junction

In maintenance period

Bridge House Nursery, London Road

MA003051

AD

Maidstone

Traffic signal junction alterations at Beaver Road

Adopted

Oakapple Lane/ Hermitage Lane

MA003046

AD

Maidstone

New bellmouth junction and associated ancillary works for new development including new bus stop

Main works complete, remedial works awaited

531 Tonbridge Road

MA003045

CV

Maidstone

Service layby for new retail unit

In maintenance

Land to the north of Sutton Road (The Coppice)

MA003040

AD

Maidstone

New right turn lane and bellmouth junction

Adopted

Imperial Park

MA003017

AD

Maidstone

New right turn lane and bellmouth junction, plus associated footway works

Works complete, remedials list issued

McDonalds drive-through, Hart Street

MA003013

CV

Maidstone

New access, improvements to Hart Street.

Approaching the end of maintenance – a structure affecting the highway requires maintenance agreement, plus remedial work to do

Heath Road, Coxheath

MA003134

SS

Maidstone

New access and new footway

Technical Approval given. Currently going through legal. Since found out works to access were carried out without approval.

Maidstone School of Science, New Cut Road

MA003197

SS

Maidstone

New access to School and New roundabout and alterations to Highway

Temp access granted and works commenced off the Highway.  Looking to carry out works from May 2019. Technical Approval nearing completion.

Hartnup Street

MA003138

SS

Maidstone

New Access

Works complete now in maintenance.

Royal Engineers Road

MA003127

SS

Maidstone

New footpaths to development

Awaiting Structures Approval

The Poplars, Ashford Road

MA3254

AP

Maidstone

Access to new development

Awaiting technical approval

Goudhurst Road, Church Green (Plain Road development)

MA3118

CV

Marden

Install Zebra crossing near rail station.

Zebra crossing complete.

Howland Road

 

MA003088

 

SN

Marden

New development access

Agreement signed, highway works part complete

Goudhurst Road/West End (Plain Road Development)

MA3118

CV

Marden

Refurbish Zebra crossing outside school and Bus Borders to add by Library stops.

Work completed

Napoleon Drive and Plain Road

MA003079

CV

Marden

New access on each road for new housing development

New accesses in place. Provision made for new bus waiting area outside site on Plain Road.

The Parsonage, Goudhurst Road

MA003066

MA003067

CV

Marden

New access and associated upgrade works

Access substantially completed, village gateway to be agreed

MAP Depot, Goudhurst Road

MA003012

CV

Marden

New bellmouth junction and footway

Works in maintenance. Remedial works near completed and interactive speed sign awaiting installation

Albion Road, Marden

MA003132

SS

Marden

New Access and development

Technical Approval given. Works commenced on site only. Still no date for works on S278

Spencers Field, Goudhurst Road

MA003151

SS

Marden

Access to new development (via the Parsonage)

Awaiting Technical Approval

Hen and Duckhurst Farm, Marden Road

MA003109

CV

Staplehurst

New Roundabout for development access

Works on highway almost completed.

Fishers Farm (East) Headcorn Road (Redrow)

MA3106

SS

Staplehurst

Realignment and new access at Headcorn Road/Pile Lane junction

Access complete. Pile lane re-alignment completed. Road now open.

Fishers Farm (West), Headcorn Road (Bovis)

MA3037

SS

Staplehurst

New access onto Headcorn Road

Technical Approval given for new access.

Woodford Park

MA003099

SS

Staplehurst

New access for 9 dwellings

Works to access still   to complete after utility works.

Bell Lane

MA003030

CV

Staplehurst

Upgrade of existing access for new development

Due for adoption.

Oliver Road Staplehurst

MA003019

CV

Staplehurst

Ped crossing to Marden Road, junction markings and bus boarders

Works completed

The Oaks, Maidstone Road

MA003078

CV

Sutton Valence

Upgrade existing Vehicle crossing access to Bellmouth with tactile crossing.

Works complete

Valdene Industrial Estate

MA003054

CV

Sutton Valence

Upgrade of existing bellmouth and extension to f/w

Footway works carried out, access still to do.

Appleacres, Maidstone Road

MA003152

SS

Sutton Valence

Access to new development and footway works

Awaiting Technical Approval

Tovil Green Lane

MA003095

CV

Tovil

New Footway and crossing point to side of site

Remedials completed – in maintenance

Cripple Street Maidstone

MA003093

CV

Tovil

New access to development, widening and footway works

Due for adoption

Site opposite cottages 129-147 Dean Street/Farleigh Hill

MA003007

CV

Tovil

New access speed limit relocation, new footway and bus stop provision

Works completed and in maintenance

Hampstead Lane

MA3101

SS

Yalding

Relocate access to new development at old depot adj. station. Minor footway works

Awaiting snagging works to be completed.

Vicarage Road

MA003121

SS

Yalding

New access to development and speed restraints on existing Highway

Technical Approval Granted

 

 

Developer Funded Works (Section 106 Works)

 

File Ref.

Road Name

Parish

Description of Works

Current Status

18/19-S106-MA-486

A20 Ashford Road

Harrietsham

Village improvement works including speed limit, lining, crossing points

Works being undertaken to modify central island to puffin crossing before moving to southern footway.

 

Works also taking place adjacent to bus layby opposite Church Lane before moving to footway under railway bridge.

 

Micro asphalt surfacing scheduled for early May 2019

 

18/19-S106-MA-819

Linton Crossroads

Linton/Loose

Junction/signal upgrade

Finalising detailed design.  Anticipating construction Summer 2019

 

 

Appendix F – Bridge Works

 

Bridge Works – contact officer Earl Bourner

 

Road Name

Parish

Description of Works

Current Status

No works planned

Appendix G – Traffic Systems

 

There is a programme of scheduled maintenance to refurbish life expired traffic signal equipment across the county based upon age and fault history. The delivery of these schemes is dependent upon school terms and holiday periods; residents, businesses and schools will be informed verbally and by a letter drop of the exact dates when known.

 

Traffic Systems - Contact Officer: Toby Butler

 

Location

Description of Works

Current Status

B2162 Twyford Bridge, Yalding

Refurbishment of traffic signals

Proposed February 2019

 

Appendix H – Combined Member Grant – programme update for the Maidstone District

 

Combined Members Grant (Highways) programme update for the Maidstone District

 

The following schemes are those, which have been approved for funding by both the relevant Member and by Simon Jones, Director of Highways, Transportation and Waste. The list only includes schemes, which are

·        in design, or

·        at consultation stage, or

·        about to be programmed, or

·        have recently been completed on site.

 

The list is up to date as of 15th March 2019

 

The details given below are for highway projects only.  This report does not detail -

·        contributions Members have made to other groups such as parish councils, or

·        highway studies, or

·        traffic/non-motorised user surveys funded by Members, or

·        requests for tree planting to be funded by Members

 

Dan Daley and Rob Bird

 

Details of Scheme

Status

18/19-CMG-MA-722 – Queens Avenue, Maidstone

 

Construction of build out for part one way

 

 

Works Complete

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ian Chittenden

 

Details of Scheme

Status

18/19-CMG-MA-659 – Granville Road junction Boxley Road, Salisbury Road junction Boxley Road, Grecian Street junction Boxley Road and Bannister Road junction Hillary Road

 

Traffic Regulation Order application for double yellow lines and corner protection

 

 

 

Works complete

 

Paul Carter

 

Details of Scheme

Status

18/19-CMG-MA-730 – Provender Way

 

Traffic Regulation Order application for corner protection on roads off Provender Way

 

 

 

Works complete

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Susan Laporte 03000 418181