ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14Notice ID: MF0518168
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14
THE A66 TRUNK ROAD (THORPE GRANGE TO SEDBURY) (TEMPORARY RESTRICTION AND PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Highways England Company Limited has made an Order on the A66 Trunk Road, in the Counties of North Yorkshire and Durham, to enable signage and vegetation works to be carried out in safety. The works are expected to start on Sunday 13 October 2019 for 2 weeks, or until completed. The effect of the Order will be, at times during the works, between 8pm and 6am to:
(i) impose a temporary 50mph, 40mph and at times 10mph speed restriction on the A66 from 1000 metres east of the B6274 Winston Crossroads to 1300 metres west of Lanehead Lane Junction, a distance of 9640 metres. The 10mph limit will only apply when, for safety reasons, traffic has to be escorted through the works by a highway maintenance vehicle;
(ii) impose an overtaking ban on the above mentioned (i); and
(iii) ban vehicles from entering or leaving the A66 at its junctions adjacent to the above mentioned (i).
It will be necessary, for 24 hours a day, for the duration of the works, to close;
(iv) close all laybys adjacent to (i); and
(v) close the laybys adjacent to the A66 eastbound carriageway approximately 2160 metres west of Lanehead Lane Junction, and westbound carriageway approximately 700 metres west of the A1 Scotch Corner Junction; which will be used as abnormal load holding areas.
Traffic management will be in force 24 hours a day and traffic signs will indicate the extent of the restrictions (which will not apply to emergency service vehicles or special forces vehicles) and prohibitions (which will not apply to emergency service vehicles or vehicles being used in connection with the said works, or for winter maintenance or traffic officer purposes). Access will be maintained at all times to premises and property which are accessible from, and only from, the A66. The Order comes into force on 12 October 2019 and has a maximum duration of eighteen months. The contact for any further information about this notice is Clair Galloway, telephone: 0300 470 2593, e-mail:
RICHARD FOXTON, Highways England,
3 South, Lateral, 8 City Walk, LEEDS, LS11 9AT.