Agenda item

HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORT WORKING GROUP

[Electoral Divisions: All Carlisle]

 

To consider a report by the Executive Director – Economy and Infrastructure (copy enclosed).

 

This report provides details of the meeting of the Highways and Transport Working Group held on 3 December 2019 and presents recommendations for the Local Committee to consider.  

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report by the Executive Director – Economy and Infrastructure which provided details of the meeting of the Highways and Transport Working Group held on 3 December 2019.

 

(1)       Minutes

 

RESOLVED,   that the minutes be noted.

 

(2)       2019/20 Highways Budget/Programme Progress Report

 

RESOLVED,   that the following be noted:-

 

                          (a)       the revenue and capital budget allocations for 2019/20 and the commitments and expenditure (as detailed in Appendices 1, 2 and 3 of the report);

 

                          (b)       the programme progress information (shown in Appendices 1, 2 and 3 of the report);

 

                          (c)       the Highways Revenue budget has been split for use against various budget headings.

 

(3)       Wallholme Bridge – Introduction of 7.5 Tonnes Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight Restriction

 

RESOLVED,   that The County of Cumbria (U1051 Wallholme Bridge, near Low Row) (Prohibition of Heavy Commercial Vehicles over 7.5 Tonnes Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight) Order 20>< be brought into operation as advertised, having taken into consideration the matters contained in section 122(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

 

(4)       Hynam Bridge – Reduction in Weight Limit from 25 Tonnes Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight to 10 Tonnes Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight

 

RESOLVED,   that The County of Cumbria (U1210 Hynam Bridge, near Castle Carrock) (Prohibition of Heavy Commercial Vehicles over 10 Tonnes Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight) Order 20>< be brought into operation as advertised having taken into consideration the matters contained in section 122(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

 

(5)       Parking Issues on Wingate Road and Surrounding Areas

 

RESOLVED,   that the following be noted:-

 

                          (a)       officers are to carry out further discussion with Carlisle City Council and local businesses and the car park owner, to seek measures that they can put in place to reduce on?street parking demand.  This demand has been created by the removal of the free car park on Rosehill industrial estate which has since been replaced with a pay and display facility, and agree to delay any action to introduce on?street parking management measures on Wingate Road until these discussions have taken place;

 

                          (b)       a further report be considered at the next meeting of the Carlisle Highways and Transport Working Group on 12 February 2020.

 

(6)       Traffic Regulation Order – Broad Street Rear Lanes, Carlisle

 

RESOLVED,   that no further action be taken with regard to the introduction of the remaining part of The County of Cumbria (Various Roads, Carlisle Urban and Rural Area) (Consolidation and Minor Amendment of Traffic Regulations (Order 2001) Variation (No 56) Order 20><, namely the introduction of the “No Waiting, 8 am–6 pm, Monday to Friday” proposals for Broad Street Play Area (Broad Street rear lane, Petteril Street rear lane and River Street rear lane) (as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 1 to the report), as any further consideration of changes to parking management can be considered as part of the Zone B Parking review due to be commenced in the next 18 months.

 

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