Category: Highways

  • OTLEY ROAD – ROAD SAFETY UPDATE – STRETCH FROM KINGSLEY DRIVE TO KINGS ROAD

    Traffic management at the Council are promoting a casualty reduction scheme with an aim to reduce both traffic speeds and accidents along A660 Otley Road between Kingsley Drive and Kings Road. Discussions were recently held with officers about their suggestion to improve road safety on teh above stretch of road. Set out below is the…

  • ROAD SAFETY – SITES FOR CONCERN

    The City Development Department has recently completed production of the annual reports which detail; i) The road junctions within Leeds which have had the greatest number of injury accidents over the 5-year period 2006 – 2010.  ii)  The lengths of road within Leeds which have the highest ‘above expected’ accident levels, also for the 5-year period…

  • SCHOOL CROSSING PATROL – ADEL PRIMARY SCHOOLS

    I have received the following welcome news from the Senior Supervisor, (Passenger Assistants & School Crossing Patrol), Passenger Transport, Westland Road Depot “Dear Cllr. Anderson, As agreed, we placed a temporary School Crossing warden on Sir George Martin Drive at Adel Primary School, for four weeks, in order that we monitor the traffic flow and the number…

  • REQUEST FOR PLANNING GAIN FUNDING FOR POOL AND BRAMHOPE

    I refer to the request that was made of me at the public meeting on 14th July 2011 where a resident advised that the two illegal car parks outside of Leeds Bradford Airport that recently received planning permission had a section 106 agreement stating that in excess of £160,000 was to be paid towards transport…

  • Planned Road Closures, Events and Roadworks

    Please find below a link to the Metro website which gives up to date details of Planned Events, Road Closures and Roadworks http://www.wymetro.com/TravelNews/operators

  • POTENTIAL NEW SIGNAGE & LINING REGULATIONS

    You may be interested in the following information I have been sent today by Leeds City Council. It is my understanding that the Department for Transport (DfT) will add new signs to the sign “bible” covering common ones where currently the Council have to apply for their permission and then wait six months. In due…

  • LONG CAUSEWAY, ADEL

    The following was recently brought to my attention by local residents: “The Roman pavement on Long Causeway between Adel St. John’s School and Sir George Martin Drive (opp.79 & 81 Long Causeway) has a number of stones displaced which are sitting against the wall and need to be replaced. I am also told that a…

  • Old Pool Bank – closure of road

    I have just received the information below: “Old Pool Bank will be closed from its junction with Pool Bank New Road to Quarry Farm Road as Yorkshire Water will installing new apparatus. The closure will be from 26/9/11 – 30/9/11 and diversion routes will be signposted. I am informed by Yorkshire Water that a letter…

  • Temporary Road Closure at Eccup

    I have received the following notice, today: ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14(2) ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 LEEDS CITY COUNCIL (ECCUP LANE/WEARDLEY LANEY (PART), LEEDS) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC) NOTICE 2011 WHEREAS Leeds City Council is the traffic authority for the Leeds Metropolitan District; and WHEREAS surface dressing works are to…

  • Safety on Britain’s Roads

    I have been advised of the following by the Council today. The DfT [Dept for Transport] has published ‘Strategic Framework for Road Safety‘, which sets out the government’s approach to reduce deaths and injuries on Britain’s roads http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/roadsafety/strategicframework/pdf/strategicframework.pdf