Issue - meetings

Mid year update on the transport capital programme covering integrated transport and highway maintenance programmes for the 2021/22 financial year and indicative programmes for 2022/23.

Meeting: 14/12/2021 - Cabinet (Item 101)

101 Local Transport Plan: Capital Programme Mid-Year Update (December 2021) pdf icon PDF 797 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Economy, Innovation and Growth



Consideration has been given to an update on the Local Transport Plan Capital Programme, which provides a summary of the progress that has been made and any changes to the programme that have occurred as it stands at the end of Quarter 2 and to the indicative programmes for integrated transport and maintenance schemes scheduled for 2022/23.






That the revised programme for 2021/22 as set out in Appendices A and B to the report be approved, noting that there may be a need to review these as the year progresses in line with available resources.






That the Service Director, Highways and Waste, be authorised to award the relevant works under the terms of the Highways, Drainage and Street Lighting Maintenance Contract.






That the Service Director, Climate Change, Compliance, Planning and Transport be authorised to make changes to the approved programme, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, as and when the need arises.






That the indicative integrated transport and maintenance programmes for 2022/23 as set out in Appendices D and E to the report be approved as a basis for future planning.






That the expenditure in excess of £250,000 to undertake the principal inspection of Gateshead Viaduct be approved.






That the Service Director, Highways and Waste be authorised to procure the principal inspection of Gateshead Viaduct through the existing procurement frameworks in place.




The above decisions have been made to enable the design and implementation of transport schemes in support of the North East Transport Plan and the Council’s policy objectives.