Water End/Clifton Green Review : Reinstatement of Left-Turn Traffic Lane and Chicane Trial
Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for City Strategy
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of report: To outline proposals to reinstate a left turn traffic lane on Water End at the Clifton Green traffic signals. The report will also summarise feedback received from public consultation, and include Officer comments on technical, safety and financial considerations related to the proposals.
The Executive Member is asked to: Consider the proposals following consultation.
RESOLVED: That the Executive Member for City Strategy agrees:
i) Option 3 to reject on safety and environmental grounds the left-turn traffic lane scheme proposals shown in Annex C and retain the current layout (i.e. as set out at Annex B of the officer report).
ii) That the chicane trial on Westminster Road should not be implemented.
REASON: i) To balance the various advantages and disadvantages linked to the proposal, and achieve the best overall layout for this arm of the junction.
ii) As there is little support for the trial.
Report author: Jon Pickles
Publication date: 07/12/2010
Date of decision: 07/12/2010
Decided at meeting: 07/12/2010 - Decision Session - Executive Member for City Strategy
Effective from: 10/12/2010
This decision has been called in by:
- Councillor Joe Watt who writes It is vital that the left-turn traffic lane be restored in order to reduce the severe congestion caused by the current road layout."