Decision details

A629 Phase 1b

Decision Maker: Managing Director

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To ensure that funding is in place to support design, development and early construction works (as well as land acquisition) on the A629 Phase 1b scheme which would ultimately lead to improvements to the A629 between Elland Wood Bottom and Salterhebble Hill to the south of Halifax.

Decision:

To approve that
•The A629 Phase 1b (part 1) scheme proceeds through decision point 5 of the Combined Authority’s assurance process and work commences on activity 6 (delivery).
•Approval to the A629 Phase 1b (part 1) scheme value of £5.810 million is given from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund (WY+TF), taking the total approval from the WY+TF to £11.48 million.
•An indicative approval to the A629 Phase 1b (part 2) scheme value of £15.32 million is given from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund (WY+TF), with full approval to spend being granted once the scheme has fully progressed through decision point 5 (Full business case with finalised costs) of the assurance process.
•The Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing funding agreement with Calderdale Council for expenditure of up to £11.48 million from the WY+TF fund.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 -
Option 2 -
Option 3 -

Publication date: 31/03/2021

Date of decision: 20/11/2020

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