ClearWay 2012 Objective: To minimise disruption caused by road and street works during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
ClearWay 2012 Approach: Expertise: –To mobilise local expertise –To maximise interaction Strategies: –To create management appropriate to works types –To create processes that use existing practices Collaborative –Voluntary contributions –Available powers
ClearWay 2012 workstream strategies Planned works: To schedule utility works ahead of highway works and prior to special controls starting January 2011 for major works Connection works: To inform potential customers to time requests for connections prior to, or after Games Emergency works: To develop traffic-sensitive response procedures for rapid deployment
ClearWay 2012 – works controls Works controls utilising existing TfL and authority powers: Traffic Management Act 2004 New Road and Street Works Act 1991
ClearWay 2012 Where does highway licensing fit in?
Highway licensing consideration example Factors for considerationScaffolding Critical Olympic timings27 June to 9 September 2012 Recommended ORN typeCore and Venue Effect on capacity Possible if footway is unavailable Effect on traffic During construction or removal Validity of licence One year Renewal terms Annual Possible security risks Sniper attack Other risks Possible advertising exploitation Suggested actionsDiscuss with Police Request authorities to monitor and defer licences that may conflict with Games period Inform developers Request planning departments to add informative to planning applications Possible implicationsInterruption of building programmes Cost of removal/re-construction Exception of dangerous buildings Enforcement
Highway licensing Next steps Complete research Write draft proposal Seek support and agreement Present to Olympic Delivery Authority
Questions or thoughts? Marian.Coombs@tfl.gov.uk 020 3054 0949 ClearWay2012.gov.uk
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