An agreement under Section 38 of the Highways Act 1980 can be used where an applicant proposes to construct a new estate road for residential, industrial or general purpose traffic as the legal means by which the road becomes a public highway.
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.
Work on this important road improvement scheme started 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.
Road signs are installed to regulate, advise and give directional information to the road user.
For information regarding public highways within Doncaster and how to view the Highways Register.
Road adoption is a term used to describe the council taking ownership of a 'private street'.
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.
Find out how to apply for or renew a parking permit, report a faulty street light, report pot holes, get information about the blue badge scheme, current roadworks, highway licensing, parking, road safety and traffic management.
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.
The council is responsible for maintaining the roads (technically known as 'carriageways') and pavements (known as 'footways') of adopted highways within the borough.