A roads authority that proposes to provide conduits across a public road for the carriage of utility services must consult, as to the location and construction of the conduits, with all persons:(a) who are providing utility services along or in the vicinity of the road, or(b) who are, in the opinion of the roads authority, likely to provide utility services along or in the vicinity of the road.
(1) A council may direct the owner of a private road (other than a classified road) to carry out such work as, in the opinion of the council, is necessary to prevent the road from becoming unsafe or unsightly or, if of the opinion that it is appropriate that the work should be carried out by the council at its own expense, may carry out any such work itself.(2) If there is more than one owner of a private road, the respective owners are liable to pay those expenses in such proportions as the council decides.(3) In deciding the proportion of expenses to be paid by the respective owners, the council must have regard to:(a) the benefit that any particular land will derive from the work, and(b) the amount and value of any work carried out in respect of the road by the respective owners or occupiers of the land.
(1) The RTA may carry out traffic control work on all public roads, on all parts of transitways that are not public roads and on all roads or road related areas within the meaning of the Road Transport (General) Act 2005 (other than roads or road related areas that are the subject of any declaration made under section 15 (1) (b) of that Act relating to all of the provisions of that Act).(2) The appropriate roads authority may carry out traffic control work on any classified road, but only with the consent of the RTA.(3) The appropriate roads authority may carry out traffic control work on any unclassified road, on any part of a transitway that is not a public road and on any road or road related area within the meaning of the Road Transport (General) Act 2005 (other than a road or road related area that is the subject of any declaration made under section 15 (1) (b) of that Act relating to all of the provisions of that Act) that is not a public road, other than one in respect of which the RTA has notified the authority that the RTA proposes to carry out traffic control work.(4) However, the construction, erection, installation, maintenance, repair, removal or replacement of a traffic control light may not be carried out otherwise than by or with the consent of the RTA.
A roads authority may, despite any other Act or law to the contrary, remove or lop any tree or other vegetation that is on or overhanging a public road if, in its opinion, it is necessary to do so for the purpose of carrying out road work or removing a traffic hazard.
(1) A roads authority is not liable for any damage caused by moist or liquid tar that it applies to any portion of a road in the course of carrying out road work if:(a) that portion of the road is closed to traffic while the tar is applied and for a reasonable time after it is applied, and(b) the tarred portion of the road is covered with sand or road metal before it is re-opened to traffic.(2) In this section, tar includes bitumen and bituminous compounds.
90 Application of Public Works Act 1912 to certain work
Sections 34, 35, 36 and 37 of the Public Works Act 1912 do not apply to or in respect of road work and traffic control work carried out under this Act.