Decision details

A62 Huddersfield Road/Heywood Avenue Retaining Wall Reconstruction

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive People and Place – Helen Lockwood

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The report seeks approval for the acceptance of the most economically advantageous and methodologically sound tender submission in relation to the reconstruction of the retaining wall at A62 Huddersfield Road / Heywood Avenue, Austerlands.

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Option 1 is to reconstruct the existing dilapidated masonry retaining structure using a fibre reinforced concrete structure faced with masonry.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 is to reconstruct the existing dilapidated masonry retaining structure using a fibre reinforced concrete structure faced with masonry.
Option 2 is to do nothing and allow the existing masonry retaining structure to further deteriorate. However, there is a potential liability to the Council in the event of wall collapse and damage to third properties or injury/death to person(s). There is also risk to the integrity of the adopted public highway above the retaining wall.

Alternative options considered:

Option 2 is to do nothing and allow the existing masonry retaining structure to further deteriorate. However, there is a potential liability to the Council in the event of wall collapse and damage to third properties or injury/death to person(s). There is also risk to the integrity of the adopted public highway above the retaining wall.

Publication date: 14/03/2019

Date of decision: 04/03/2019

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