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.
Roadworks, skips, scaffolding, hoardings and building materials that block the pavement all cause an obstruction to pedestrians
This plan is a DfT requirement which states the need for an approved and publicised highways communications plan in order to apply for DfT Incentive Funds funding. It is in line with the criteria set out by DfT to obtain up to £1m in funding. Once published on the Council’s website it will become the framework for all future communications regarding major works and large scale event as well as planned and unplanned works with will disrupt the network and members of the public who use it.
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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.
The council is responsible for maintaining the roads (technically known as 'carriageways') and pavements (known as 'footways') of adopted highways within the borough.
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.
Doncaster Council highways maintenance policies and strategies.
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.