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Maidstone Bridges Gyratory Improvement Scheme

Decision Maker: Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To consider the detailed design of Maidstone Bridges Gyratory Improvement Scheme

Decision:

Issue for Decision

 

In December 2014 Maidstone Borough Council’s Cabinet approved the allocation of £1.14m New Homes Bonus monies for the design and construction of the Maidstone Bridges Gyratory Improvement Scheme.  This was in addition to £4.6m from the South East Local Enterprise Partnership Single Local Growth Fund.  The project is being delivered in partnership with Kent County Council.

 

Detailed design work is nearing completion and it is intended that the project contract will go out to tender in January 2016, with the main body of works starting in May 2016.

 

Prior to commencing the tendering process, approval from the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee is required to progress with the project.

 

Decision Made

 

1.  That the draft final designs set out in Appendix I, II, III and IV of the report to the Committee dated 1 December 2015 be approved.

 

2.  That delegated authority be given to the Director of Regeneration and Place in consultation with the Chairman of the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee to agree the final designs that go out to tender for the Maidstone Bridges Gyratory Improvements.

 

3.  That delegated authority be given to the Director of Regeneration and Place and Section 151 Officer in consultation with the Chairman of the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee to agree and enter into a funding agreement with Kent County Council.

 

4.  That an update on progress be reported at a subsequent meeting of the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee and the Maidstone Joint Transportation Board.

Wards Affected: Bridge Ward; Fant Ward; High Street Ward;

Contact: 01622 602344; Email: abilewis@maidstone.gov.uk Email: abilewis@maidstone.gov.uk.

Report author: Abigail Lewis

Publication date: 01/12/2015

Date of decision: 01/12/2015

Decided: 01/12/2015 - Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee

Effective from: 12/12/2015

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