Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Transport, Cabinet Member Property & Assets, Leader

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Decision to progress the Westhorpe junction improvement project from feasibility through to detailed design and construction. Purchase land required for the scheme.

Decision:

Recommendation:

1.     Approve the implementation of the junction modifications including new northbound off slip segregated slip lane and signalisation of both northbound and southbound off slip roads.

2.     Agree to delegate authority to Head of Highways Infrastructure Projects and Westhorpe Project Board to progress the implementation of this improvement scheme and award of the construction contract as well as agreeing appropriate maintenance arrangements for the operation of the junction with Highways England.

3.     Agree to an increase in budget from £2,706,498 to £3,796,498 to progress the full implementation of this project. Additional budget to be funded via a combination of the Local Growth Fund and the use of LTB recycled monies.

4.     Agree to the release of £3,016,498.00 to progress the project through completion of detailed design, construction mobilisation and construction.

5.     Agree to delegate to the Director of Property and Assets to enter into land transfer agreements with Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue and Highways England.

Wards Affected: Flackwell Heath, Little Marlow & Marlow South East; Marlow;

Contact: Ian McGowan Email: Ian.McGowan@buckinghamshire.gov.uk.

Publication date: 11/03/2021

Date of decision: 19/03/2021

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