Issue details

A29 Realignment Scheme - award of design contract

The proposed A29 Realignment Scheme will deliver a 4.34km road to the east of Eastergate, Westergate and Woodgate villages.  The new road alignment will provide the highway infrastructure needed to support the planned strategic development of the area by providing access to land for residential and commercial development. The new road will also alleviate traffic congestion along the existing A29, notably at the Woodgate level crossing which causes delays on to a key access route into Bognor Regis.

 

Subject to the approval of the Transport Business Case by the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (C2CLEP), the County Council will enter into a Funding Agreement with the C2CLEP for the entire scheme, which will be delivered in at least two phases.  This decision relates to phase one between the A29, Fontwell Avenue and the B2233, Barnham Road.

 

In February 2019, the Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure delegated authority to the Director of Highways and Transport to tender, procure and award the services of design and build and contract administration from the approved list of contractors on the Highways and Transport Frameworks.

 

Following the competitive tender exercise, the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning will be asked to award the design and build and contract administration contract to the selected contractor.

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: Fontwell;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/07/2019

Decision due: November 2019 by Director of Highways, Transport and Planning

Lead member: Matt Davey, Director of Highways, Transport and Planning matt.davey@westsussex.gov.uk

Lead director: Matt Davey

Contact: Elaine Martin, Project Manager Email: elaine.martin@westsussex.gov.uk Tel: 033 022 24105.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning, via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.

Consultees

Public consultation took place between 26 February – 26 April 2019

Democratic Services Contact: Judith Shore Tel: 033 022 26052

West Sussex Plan Priority: A Prosperous Place

Background papers

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