Decision details

Highways Investment Programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree the proposed new Highways Asset Management Strategy and Investment Programme.





(1)            the Highways Infrastructure Asset Management Plan, be approved;


(2)            the 2022/23 allocation of £6m approved for highways infrastructure improvements to progress the delivery of the Highways Infrastructure Asset Management Plan for 2022/23 and the agreed allocation (via the Capital budget setting process) of a further £5.5m for 2023/24, be noted;


(3)            the Director of Environment, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Environment & Community Safety, the Director of Finance and the Director of Legal & Governance Services, be authorised to procure contractors to carry out the infrastructure improvement works in accordance with the approved programme for carriageways and footways set out in Appendix 1 and 2 to the officer report; and


(4)            it be noted that future capital investment from 2024/25 and beyond would be considered through the Council’s budget setting process.


Reason for Decision:  To ensure that the Council had an effective Highway Infrastructure Asset Management Plan and associated delivery programmes that ensured the effective management and optimisation of the Council’s allocated capital budget.

Report author: Corporate Director Place

Publication date: 17/02/2023

Date of decision: 16/02/2023

Decided at meeting: 16/02/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 25/02/2023

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