Decision details

York Outer Ring Road (YORR) - Proposed A1237 (Rawcliffe to Little Hopgrove) Dualling - Update on Progress and Proposed Utility Diversions

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: The report will provide an update on progress of the YORR Phase 1 Dualling project, namely the submission of a planning application.

The main purpose of the report will inform Members that utility apparatus exists on the footprint of the proposed scheme and will set out a number of options for consideration.

The Executive will be asked to note progress on the scheme and consider options and timing for enabling works.


Resolved:  (i)      That it be noted that a planning application for the proposed scheme is about to be submitted.


                   (ii)      That the general progress and ongoing work on the scheme be noted.


Reason:     To be informed on the progress of the scheme and take this into consideration for future decision-making.


                   (iii)     That Option 1 be approved; that is, for the project team to identify, procure and undertake utility diversionary works within the existing highway in connection with the scheme, and where possible, in advance of the main works programme.


Reason:     To comply with the provisions of the NRSWA 1991, and to maximise the opportunity to eliminate or reduce delay risks and resultant prolongation claims on the main construction programme.


                   (iv)    That authority be delegated to the Director of Transport, Environment and Planning, in consultation with the Director of Governance or her delegated officers, to procure and take all necessary steps to implement the diversions of the Statutory Undertakers’ apparatus, as required on the Scheme.


Reason:     So that the Director of Transport, Environment and Planning is authorised to take such steps as are necessary to engage and negotiate with Statutory Undertakers for the efficient and timely delivery of utility diversions on the proposed scheme.



Report author: Gary Frost

Publication date: 16/06/2022

Date of decision: 16/06/2022

Decided at meeting: 16/06/2022 - Executive

Effective from: 21/06/2022

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