A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme

This page sets out the timetable for the examination of the application. It includes the deadlines for submissions to be made to the Planning Inspectorate and the dates of events taking place during the Examination. The Examination Timetable is also set out in an annex to the Rule 8 letter that was sent to Interested Parties at the start of the Examination.

Event DateDescription
 Date Passed
12 May 2015
Site Visit (Unaccompanied)
Unaccompanied
 Date Passed
13 May 2015
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
01 June 2015
Deadline 1 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of:
· Comments on relevant representations
· Suggested locations and justifications for the accompanied site visit
· Report on status of negotiations with affected persons in respect of compulsory acquisition for each plot
 Date Passed
15 June 2015
Deadline 2 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of:
· Written representations (WRs) by all interested parties
· Joint Local Impact Report (LIR) from local authorities
· Responses to ExA’s first written questions
· A Traffic Modelling Update Report to include: an environmental impact general topic review; detailed air quality and noise modelling work and data analysis; the effect of the November 2014 and March 2015 DfT economic data and road traffic forecasts; and revised operational tables for the Transport Assessment
· A revised business case in accordance with the Traffic Modelling Update Report
Comments on:
i) Revised application documents following s51 advice from Planning Inspectorate. Published on the Planning Portal on 15 April 2015.
ii) Errata sheet and revised application documents. Published on the Planning Portal on 12 May 2015.
iii) Update to the Case for the Scheme. Published on the Planning Portal on 14 May 2015.
· Notification of wish to make oral representations at the issue specific hearing on the draft Development Consent Order (DCO)
· Notification of wish to speak at the open floor hearings, providing details of the date and time of the open floor hearing which you wish to attend
· Notification of wish to attend an accompanied site visit
· Notification by statutory parties of wish to be considered an interested party
· Any further information requested by the ExA
 Date Passed
26 June 2015
Deadline 3 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of:
· Statements of Common Ground requested by ExA
· Revised joint LIR which must clearly show (in track changes) any alterations to the previous joint LIR submission. Local authorities to make clear that this supersedes the former version.
· Revised WRs from local authorities which must clearly show (in track changes) any alterations to the previous WR submission. Local authorities to make clear that this supersedes the former version.
 Date Passed
07 July 2015
Deadline 4 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
· Comments on WRs
· Comments on LIRs
· Comments on responses to ExA’s first written questions
· Comments on the Traffic Modelling Update Report
· Report on status of negotiations with affected persons in respect of compulsory acquisition foreach plot
· Applicant’s revised draft DCO
· Applicant’s completed matrices on Screening and Implications for the integrity of European sites
 Date Passed
13 July 2015
Open Floor Hearing 1
Open floor hearing (6.30pm Hilton)
 Date Passed
14 July 2015
Open Floor Hearing 2
Open floor hearings 9.30am Bar Hill
 Date Passed
14 July 2015
Open Floor Hearing 3
Open floor hearing 2pm Bar Hill
 Date Passed
14 July 2015
Open Floor Hearing 4
Open floor hearing (7pm Brampton)
 Date Passed
15 July 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 1
Issue specific hearing on the draft DCO
 Date Passed
16 July 2015
Site Visit (Accompanied) 1
Accompanied site visit
 Date Passed
17 July 2015
Site Visit (Accompanied) 2
Accompanied site visit
 Date Passed
22 July 2015
Deadline 5 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of:
· Summary of oral submissions put at hearings
· Post-hearing documents
· Any further information requested by the ExA
 Date Passed
29 July 2015
Publication of Second Written Questions by the ExA
 Date Passed
03 August 2015
Deadline 6 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of:
· Applicant’s report on local traffic impacts outside those in the Transport Assessment and Traffic Modelling Update Report
 Date Passed
19 August 2015
Deadline 7 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of:
· Responses to ExA’s second written questions
· Applicant's proposed changes to the scheme
· Comments on the Applicant’s report on local traffic impacts outside those in the Transport Traffic Modelling Update Report
· Applicant’s revised draft DCO
· Notification of wish to speak at a compulsory acquisition hearing
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
01 September 2015
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1
Compulsory acquisition hearing
 Date Passed
02 September 2015
Deadline 8 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
· Comments on responses to ExA’s second written questions
· Any supplementary documents to update the joint LIR from local authorities. Any local authority that submits a supplementary document to the joint LIR to make clear its relationship to that joint LIR.
· Notification of wish to make oral representations at the issue specific hearings
· Any further information requested by the ExA
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
02 September 2015
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 2
Compulsory acquisition hearings
 Date Passed
03 September 2015
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 3
Compulsory acquisition hearings
 Date Passed
04 September 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 2
Issue specific hearing on the draft DCO
 Date Passed
10 September 2015
Deadline 9 - 11.59pm
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
· Comments on changes to the scheme
· Comments on the proposed provision for compulsory acquisition of additional land
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
15 September 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 3
Noise and air quality
 Date Passed
16 September 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 4
Traffic and transportation
 Date Passed
17 September 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 5
Detailed design
 Date Passed
18 September 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 6
Miscellaneous matters
 Date Passed
28 September 2015
Deadline 10 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of:
· Summary of oral submissions put at hearings
· Post-hearing documents
· Comments on any supplementary joint LIR
· Applicant’s revised draft DCO and Explanatory Memorandum
· Any further information requested by the ExA
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
09 October 2015
Publication of the ExA’s Report on the Implications for European Sites
 Date Passed
13 October 2015
Publication of the ExA’s draft DCO
 Date Passed
14 October 2015
Deadline 11 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of:
· Notification of wish to make oral representations at the October hearings
· Any further information requested by the ExA
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
21 October 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 7
Reserved hearing date
 Date Passed
21 October 2015
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 4
Compulsory acquisition hearing into the proposed provision for the compulsory acquisition of additional land
 Date Passed
21 October 2015
Open Floor Hearing 5
Matters related to the proposed provision for the compulsory acquisition of additional land and any other matters relating to the scheme changes
 Date Passed
21 October 2015
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 5
Compulsory acquisition hearing on general matters
 Date Passed
21 October 2015
Site Visit (Accompanied) 3
Reserved for accompanied site visit only if required from compulsory acquisition hearing
 Date Passed
22 October 2015
Deadline 12 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of:
· Written representations regarding the proposed provision for the compulsory acquisition of additional land
· Comments on changes to the scheme
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
22 October 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 8
Issue specific hearing on the draft DCO
 Date Passed
30 October 2015
Deadline 13 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of:
· Comments on ExA’s draft DCO
· Comments on Report on the Implications for European Sites
· Post hearing documents
· Any further information requested by the ExA
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
06 November 2015
Deadline 14 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of:
· Comments on written representations regarding the proposed provision for the compulsory acquisition of additional land
· Responses to comments on ExA’s draft DCO
· Any further information requested by the ExA
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
11 November 2015
Deadline 15 - 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of:
· All final written responses
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
13 November 2015
Examination closed