Content tagged with: highways
To request road markings and report on worn road markings.
For information regarding public highways within Doncaster and how to view the Highways Register.
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.
Roadworks, skips, scaffolding, hoardings and building materials that block the pavement all cause an obstruction to pedestrians
The council is responsible for maintaining the roads (technically known as 'carriageways') and pavements (known as 'footways') of adopted highways within the borough.
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.
To place building materials and/or to make an excavation on any part of the highway a licence must be obtained from the Council
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
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
Additional funding provided by the Department for Transport