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Subject: Highway Works Programme 2011/12

To:                              Maidstone Joint Transportation Board

 

By:                              KCC Highways and Transportation

 

Date:                           17th October 2018

 

Subject:                       Highway Works Programme 2018/19

 

Classification:           Information Only

 

 

Summary: This report updates Members on the identified schemes approved for construction in 2018/19

 

 

1. Introduction

 

This report provides an update and summarises schemes that have been programmed for delivery in 2018/19

 

Footway and Carriageway Improvement Schemes – see Appendix A

           

Drainage Repairs & Improvements – see Appendix B

 

Street Lighting – see Appendix C

 

Appendix D – Transportation and Safety Schemes – See Appendix D

 

·         Casualty Reduction Measures – See Appendix D1

 

·         Integrated Transport Schemes – See Appendix D2

 

Developer Funded Works – Appendix E

 

Bridge Works – see Appendix F

 

Traffic Systems – see Appendix G

 

Combined Member Fund – see Appendix H

 

Road Safety Report – Maidstone Bridges Gyratory (see separate item on the agenda)

 

Conclusion

 

  1. This report is for Members information.

 

Contact Officers:

 

The following contact officers can be contacted on 03000 418181

 

Kirstie Williams                                    Mid Kent Highway Manager

Susan Laporte                                     Maidstone District Manager

Sue Kinsella                                        Street Lighting Manager

Earl Bourner                                        Drainage & Structures Manager

Alan Casson                                        Resurfacing Manager

Toby Butler                                         Traffic Systems


 

 

 

 

Appendix A – Footway and Carriageway Improvement Schemes

 

The delivery of these schemes is weather dependent; should it prove not possible to carry out these works on the planned dates, new dates will be arranged and the residents will be informed by a letter drop to their homes.

 

 

 

Machine Resurfacing – Contact Officer Mr Byron Lovell

Road Name

Parish

Extent of Works

Current Status

St Michaels Road

 

Maidstone

Whole Length

Now postponed to 2019/20 works as a result of A26 Tonbridge Road works

A249 Sittingbourne Road (Northbound)

 

Detling

From first layby after junction 7 to Scragged Oak Road

Programmed 18th September 2018

Lower Road

 

East Farleigh

 

Dean Street to Priory Close

 

Programmed 28th September 2018

 

Footway Improvement - Contact Officer Mr Neil Tree

Road Name

Parish

Extent and Description of Works

Current Status

Mote Road

Maidstone

From the junction with Square Hill Road to Willow Way (Northern side)

(Footway Reconstruction)

 

In Design and to be programmed.

 

Banky Meadow

Barming

Entire length

(Footway Protection).

 

Completed

 

Maplesden Close

Barming

Entire length

(Footway Protection).

 

Completed

 

Long Rede Lane

Barming

From the junction with Banky Meadow to o/s No’s 40 and 17

(Footway Protection).

 

Completed

 

Surface Treatments – Contact Officer Mr Clive Lambourne

Micro Surfacing

Road Name

Parish

Extent and Description of Works

Current Status

Straw Mill Hill

Tovil

From Tovil Hill to Fire Headquartes

 

Completed

A229 Cranbrook Road

Staplehurst

From Pinnock Lane to the Knox Bridge

 

Completed

Hunton Hill (And Upper Hunton Hill)

Hunton

Heath Road to junction with East Street

 

Programmed for 9th October

Heath Road

Coxheath

From Woodlands to Coxheath crossroads

Completed

Hawkenbury Road

Staplehurst & Hawkenbury

Yew Tree Farm junction with four oaks roads to 2 Hawkenbury Villas.  

Completed

Headcorn Road

Staplehurst & Hawkenbury

From River Bridge to Slaney Road        

Completed

Butt Green Lane

Linton

A229 Linton Hill to the Stream Boughton Bottom Cottage                                                                                                                                        

Completed

Five Oak Lane

Staplehurst

Five Ash Lane to Goudhurst Road                                 

Completed

Faversham Road

Lenham

Maidstone Road (Lenham Town square) to A20

Completed

The Street

Boxley

Village Gateway to Styles Lane

Completed

South Green

Sittingbourne

Detling Hill to Rumsted Road

Completed

Church Lane

Barming

TBC

Completed

Maidstone Road

Lenham

High Street to A20 Ashford Road

Completed

Cornwallis Avenue

Linton

Whole length

Completed

Goudhurst Road

Marden

West End

Completed

Surface Treatments – Contact Officer Mr Jonathan Dean

Surface Dressing

Road Name

Parish

Extent and Description of Works

Current Status

Ashford Road

Hollingbourne

Hospital Road to Penfold Road

 

Completed

Flint Lane

Lenham

Burchells Wood Road/Flint Lane to Stede Hill

 

Completed

Queen Street (And Darman)

Paddock Wood

From Lucks Lane to Pikefish Lane (Darman Lane - Pikefish Lane to Claygate Road)

 

 

Completed

 

 

 

Appendix B – Drainage

 

No outstanding drainage works over £5k to be reported

 

Appendix C – Street Lighting

 

Structural testing of KCC owned in hand and the list of replacement works will be available for the next JTB report.

 

 

Appendix D – Transportation and Safety Schemes

 

APPENDIX D1 – CASUALTY REDUCTION MEASURES - identified to address a known history of personal injury crashes

 

Location

Parish

Description of Works

Lead officer

Current Status

Great Danes Roundabout

Rural

Signing and road marking improvements

Jennie Watson

Scheme handed over to the contractor – Awaiting date for completion

Mill Street/Palace Avenue

Urban

Lining refreshing

Jennie Watson

Job raised for completion before the end of October 2018

Station Road/Tonbridge Road

Urban

Lining refreshing and possible relocation of bus shelters

Jennie Watson

Awaiting outcome of development brief works

Back Lane/Weirton Lane,

Rural

Lining refreshing, maintenance and replacement of signing

Jennie Watson

Job to be raised and completed before the end of October 2018

Loose Road/Park Way

Urban

Lining Refreshing

Jennie Watson

Job raised for completion before the end of October 2018

 

Long term plans - Commission raised for junction improvement via SELEP as part of the Maidstone Integrated Transport Package.

A229 Linton Hill

Rural

Lining refreshing/sign maintenance and replacement/cats eye replacement/installation of new verge marker posts and maintenance of existing

Jennie Watson

Works Complete

A20 Ashford Road, Lenham

Rural

Scheme to make changes to junction

Jennie Watson

Scheme handed over to Contractor.  Due to other works currently taking place along the A20 unable to start works.  Awaiting date for construction

 

 

Appendix D2 – Integrated Transport Schemes

 

All other LTP funded non-casualty reduction schemes

 

APPENDIX D2 – INTEGRATED TRANSPORT SCHEMES – all other LTP funded non-casualty reduction schemes

 

Location

Parish

Description of Works

Lead officer

Current Status

Old Chatham Road

Boxley

Implementation of improved pedestrian and cycle facilities

Jennie Watson

Works substantially complete – However, there are a number of items still to be rectified 

Tonbridge Road

Barming

Upgrade zebra crossing to puffin crossing

Jennie Watson

Works currently under construction

East Farleigh Bridge

East Farleigh

Upgrade of signing and lining

Paul Leary

Works handed over to contractor for delivery within 3 months

 

 

 

Appendix E – Developer Funded Works

 

 

Developer Funded Works (Section 106 Works)

 

File Ref.

Road Name

Parish

Description of Works

Current Status

1819-S106-MA-486

A20 Ashford Road

Harrietsham

Village improvement works including speed limit, lining, crossing points

Works started on site on 17 September for 30 weeks

 

 

 

Developer Funded Works (Section 278 Agreement Works) Maidstone Borough

Contact Officer Claremarie Vine, ( Additional Officers for sites Jamie Hare, Aaron Divall, Steven Noad & Sarah Sims)

 

Scheme Name

File Ref.

Officer

Parish

Description of Works

Current Status

BP Tudor Service Station, London Road

MA003072

CV

Allington

Alterations to existing access

Works almost complete, developer has submitted a revised planning application for pedestrian crossing point and additional signage

Bell Farm, North Street

MA003098

SN

Barming

New accesses to split sites, shared surface and new crossing point

Technical approval granted

Cross Keys

MA003100

JH

Bearstead

New access, crossing point and parking area

Agreement signed

Heath Road/Church Street

MA003111

SS

Boughton Monchelsea

New access, footway works, yellow lines and crossing upgrade

Works Commenced on Site

Hubbards Lane

MA003084

CV

Boughton Monchelsea

Two accesses to minor developments

Works completed on both accesses, pedestrian crossing point to add

Langley Park, Sutton Road

MA003028

AD

Boughton Monchelsea

New roundabout and associated ancillary works for new development

Adopted

Maidstone Studios, New Cut Road

MA003110

SS

Boxley

Zebra crossing and pedestrian crossing points

Technical Approval Granted

St Michaels Close, Aylesford

MA003103

SS

Boxley

Waitrose car park, new access

All works completed

Goya Development, St Michaels Close, Aylesford

MA003123

SS

Boxley

New access and footway works to new commercial properties

Technical Approval given

Heath Road

(North side)

MA003063

CV

Coxheath

New access and Footway works

Works completed and in maintenance

Linden Farm, Stockett Lane

MA003107

SS

Coxheath

Access to new development and footway link to community hall

Techincal Approval Granted

Forstal Lane

Ma003141

SS

Coxheath

Widening of road and new footpath with access to new development

Awaiting Technical Approval

Bell Farm, Ashford Road

MA003094

CV

Harrietsham

Realignment of Church Road to form new access onto A20. New footway along A20

Works along lower part Church Road (East Street) and A20 junction completed. New footway along A20 also completed. Works in maintenance.

Ashford Road (opp West St Village ctr)

MA003058

CV

Harrietsham

Upgrade of existing bellmouth junction

Works adopted

Mayfield Nursery, Ashford Road

MA003135

SS

Harrietsham

New access and alterations to existing Highway to adjoin upcoming Scheme Works

Technical Approval given

Lenham Road (North side)

MA003062

CV

Headcorn

New Footway to site and extend speed limit boundary

Works completed and in Maintenance

Lenham Road (South side)

MA003057

CV

Headcorn

New footway

Agreement prepared

Grigg Lane, Lenham Road,

 

MA003050

CV

Headcorn

Access onto Grigg Lane and Lenham Road. Footway on Grigg Lane

New accesses at Grigg Lane and Lenham Road in place, New footway Grigg Lane completed

Oak Lane and Wheeler Street

MA003048

CV

Headcorn

New footway plus junction improvements

Works completed and in maintenance

Wheeler Street, Hearcorn

MA003137

SS

Headcorn

2 new accesses 1 off Wheeler Street another off Kingsland Grove

Awaiting Techincal Approval

Ulcombe Road

MA003150

SS

Headcorn

Access to new development

Awaiting Technical Approval

Ledian Farm

MA003086

JH

Leeds

Proposed new access to development site at Ledian Farm

Letter of Agreement signed.

Caring Wood House Caring Road

MA003083

CV

Leeds

New minor access

Adopted

8 Faversham Road

MA003032

CV

Lenham

New access

In maintenance

Old Ashford Road

MA003018

CV

Lenham

New footway plus access

Approaching end of maintenance, bus stop location to amend.

Week St/Gabriel’s Hill

MA003120

SS

Maidstone

Town Centre Public Realm improvements

Works commenced

The Lodge, Beaver Road

MA003091

AD

Maidstone

New Footway and crossing point

Works complete

Wallis Avenue Phase 3, Parkwood

MA003085

CV

Maidstone

Some stopping up of highway completed for redevelopment of old carpark and shops area opp. Longshaw Road

Works to 3 realigned accesses completed. F/way resurfacing completed.

The Coppice, A274 Sutton Road

MA003076

AD

Maidstone

New Toucan crossing

Works mostly complete, awaiting signals commisioning


Hermitage Lane/ Howard Drive

MA003070

AD

Maidstone

New access for development (opposite the quarry entrance)

Works complete

Hermitage Lane, (opp. Maidstone Hospital)

MA003060

JH

Maidstone

New Traffic signal junction

In maintenance period

Bridge House Nursery, London Road

MA003051

AD

Maidstone

Traffic signal junction alterations at Beaver Road

Adopted

Oakapple Lane/ Hermitage Lane

MA003046

AD

Maidstone

New bellmouth junction and associated ancillary works for new development including new bus stop

Main works complete, remedial works awaited

531 Tonbridge Road

MA003045

CV

Maidstone

Service layby for new retail unit

In maintenance

Brooklyn Yard

MA003041

CV

Maidstone

New access

Adopted

Land to the north of Sutton Road (The Coppice)

MA003040

AD

Maidstone

New right turn lane and bellmouth junction

Works completed

Imperial Park

MA003017

AD

Maidstone

New right turn lane and bellmouth junction, plus associated footway works

Works substantially complete

McDonalds drive-through, Hart Street

MA003013

CV

Maidstone

New access, improvements to Hart Street.

Approaching the end of maintenance – a structure affecting the highway requires maintenance agreement, ongoing

Heath Road, Coxheath

MA003134

SS

Maidstone

New access and new footway

Technical Approval given

Maidstone School of Science, New Cut Road

MA00

SS

Maidstone

New access to School and New roundabout and alterations to Highway

Submission Received

Hartnup Street

MA003138

SS

Maidstone

New Access

Awaiting Technical Approval

Royal Engineers Road

MA003127

SS

Maidstone

New footpaths to development

Awaiting Structures Approval

Goudhurst Road, Church Green (Plain Road development)

MA3118

CV

Marden

Install Zebra crossing near rail station.

Agreement signed.

Howland Road

 

MA003088

 

SN

Marden

New development access

Agreement signed, highway works commenced

Goudhurst Road/West End (Plain Road Development)

MA3118

CV

Marden

Refurbish Zebra crossing outside school and Bus Borders to add by Library stops.

Agreement signed

Napoleon Drive and Plain Road

MA003079

CV

Marden

New access on each road for new housing development

Works to Plain Road access carried out. New bus stop waiting area may have pole and flag. Napoleon Drive near completion.

The Parsonage, Goudhurst Road

MA003066

MA003067

CV

Marden

New access and associated upgrade works

Access substantially completed, village gateway to be agreed

MAP Depot, Goudhurst Road

MA003012

CV

Marden

New bellmouth junction and footway

Works in maintenance. Remedial works near completed and interactive speed sign awaiting installation

Albion Road, Marden

Ma00303132/MA003133

SS

Marden

New Access and development

Technical Approval given

Spencers Field, Goudhurst Road

MA003151

SS

Marden

Access to new development

Awaiting Technical Approval

Hen and Duckhurst Farm, Marden Road

MA003109

CV

Staplehurst

New Roundabout for development access

Agreement ready for signing

Fishers Farm (East) Headcorn Road (Redrow)

MA3106

SS

Staplehurst

Realignment and new access at Headcorn Road/Pile Lane junction

Access complete. Re-connection to Pile lane to be completed separately.

Fishers Farm (West), Headcorn Road (Bovis)

 

SS

Staplehurst

New access onto Headcorn Road

Awaiting Technical Approval

Woodford Park

MA003099

SS

Staplehurst

New access for 9 dwellings

Agreement signed, Awaiting works to start

Bell Lane

MA003030

CV

Staplehurst

Upgrade of existing access for new development

Works complete. In maintenance

Oliver Road Staplehurst

MA003019

CV

Staplehurst

Ped crossing to Marden Road, junction markings and bus boarders

Works completed

The Oaks, Maidstone Road

MA003078

CV

Sutton Valence

Upgrade existing Vehicle crossing access to Bellmouth with tactile crossing.

Works complete

Valdene Industrial Estate

MA003054

CV

Sutton Valence

Upgrade of existing bellmouth plus extension to footway

Footway works carried out, access still to do.

Southfield Stables

MA003131

SS

Sutton Valence

New access to Private development

Awaiting Technical Approval

Appleacres, Maidstone Road

MA003152

SS

Sutton Valence

Access to new development and footway works

Awaiting Technical Approval

Tovil Green Lane

MA003095

CV

Tovil

New Footway and crossing point to side of site

Remedials completed – in maintenance

Cripple Street Maidstone

MA003093

CV

Tovil

New access to development, widening and footway works

In maintenance

Gatland House, Gatland Lane

MA003081

CV

Tovil

Parking restrictions, signage, road markings and tactile crossings for new school

Works completed, Remedials to do

Site opposite cottages 129-147 Dean Street/Farleigh Hill

MA003007

CV

Tovil

New access and speed limit relocation, new footway and bus stop provision

Works completed and in maintenance

Hampstead Lane

MA3101

SS

Yalding

Relocate access to new development at old depot adj. station. Minor footway works

Agreement signed, some works completed but remainder due October half term

Vicarage Road

MA003121

SS

Yalding

New access to development and speed restraints on existing Highway

Technical Approval Granted

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix F – Bridge Works

 

 

Bridge Works – contact officer Katie Moreton

 

Road Name

Parish

Description of Works

Current Status

No works planned

 

 

 

Appendix G – Traffic Systems

 

There is a programme of scheduled maintenance to refurbish life expired traffic signal equipment across the county based upon age and fault history. The delivery of these schemes is dependent upon school terms and holiday periods; local residents, businesses and schools will be informed verbally and by a letter drop of the exact dates when known.

 

Traffic Systems - Contact Officer: Toby Butler

 

Location

Description of Works

Current Status

A229 Royal Engineers Way by Dickens Road

Refurbishment of traffic signal controlled junction

Complete

B2162 Twyford Bridge, Yalding

Refurbishment of traffic signals

Proposed September 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix H – Combined Member Fund – programme update for the Maidstone District

 

Combined Members Grant (Highways) programme update for the Maidstone District

 

The following schemes are those that have been approved for funding by both the relevant Member and by Simon Jones, Director of Highways, Transportation and Waste. The list only includes schemes, which are

·         in design

·         at consultation stage

·         about to be programmed, or

·         have recently been completed on site.

 

The list is up to date as of 1st October 2018

 

The details given below are for highway projects only.  This report does not detail

 

·        Contributions Members have made to other groups such as parish councils,

·        Highway studies,

·        Traffic/non-motorised user surveys funded by Members, or

·        Requests for tree planting to be funded by Members

 

More information on the schemes listed below can be found by contacting the Schemes Planning and Delivery team.

 

 

 

Dan Daley and Rob Bird

 

Details of Scheme

Status

18/19-CMG-MA-532 - Queens Avenue, Maidstone

 

Traffic Regulation Order consultation for part one-way street and corner protection

 

 

TRO progressed to has made – Order sealed

18/19-CMG-MA-722 – Queens Avenue, Maidstone

 

Part one way and implementation of corner protection

 

Part one way at design stage – Order raised for double yellow lines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eric Hotson

 

Details of Scheme

Status

17/18-CMG-MA-561 - Hunton Road, Chainhurst, Marden

 

Traffic Regulation Order Application for extension to 40mph speed limit

 

Order Sealed

 

18/19-CMG-MA-731 – Hunton Road, Chainhurst, Marden

 

Relocating terminal signs and posts to extend speed limit

 

Works complete

 

Ian Chittenden

 

Details of Scheme

Status

18/19-CMG-MA-659 – Granville Road junction Boxley Road, Salisbury Road junction Boxley Road, Grecian Street junction Boxley Road and Banniser Road junction Hillary Road

 

Traffic Regulation Order application for double yellow lines and corner protection

 

 

 

Intent to make raised objections – Ian Chittenden to contact objectors and advise on how to proceed

 

 

Paul Carter

 

Details of Scheme

Status

18/19-CMG-MA-730 – Provender Way

 

Traffic Regulation Order application for corner protection on roads off Provender Way

 

 

 

TRO to be progressed shortly

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Susan Laporte 03000 418181

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