For information regarding public highways within Doncaster and how to view the Highways Register.
To place a skip on the highway, without first applying for and being granted a licence, is an offence under The Highways Act 1980 and may result in prosecution.
A Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 agreement can be used to licence a developer to carry out improvement works on public highway which are generally necessary where planning permission has been granted for a development.
Doncaster Council deliver a wide range of work on the public highway, both planned scheme work and reactive maintenance work. Details of our planned maintenance programmes can be found here.
Road signs are installed to regulate, advise and give directional information to the road user.
Requests made by us to the Department for Transport for additional highways maintenance funding.
Work on this important road improvement scheme will start on 22 July 2019 and is expected to last around two years. Motorists are advised to use other routes into Doncaster where they can to avoid delays.
Doncaster Council deliver a wide range of work to highway assets, both planned and reactive. For a number of these, target service levels and performance figures are established.
The council is responsible for maintaining the roads (technically known as 'carriageways') and pavements (known as 'footways') of adopted highways within the borough.
Any person or organisation wishing to excavate in the public highway not being a statutory undertaker must obtain a licence under section 50 of the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991.