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Micro Asphalt Surface Treatment – A3066 St Andrews Road and Sea Road North, Bridport

25th August 2020 to 4th September 2020

Following the Government’s guidance for construction activity– that it should continue where it fits with both the current Public Health England requirements and in accordance with industry safety guidance – Dorset Council is restarting a programme of carefully selected maintenance works.

Dorset Council hope to start work on 25th August 2020 and finish on/by 4th September 2020.  They will be working 9am to 4pm and will be asking residents to move cars off the road before 9am during this time.

For more information, please follow the link.

Temporary Closure of Skilling Hill Road, Bridport

Dorset Council has made a Notice under Section 14 [2] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along Skilling Hill Road, Bridport from its junction with B3157 for a distance of approximately 110 metres in a westerly direction.  The Notice is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise the likelihood of danger to highway users.

It will come into operation on 31 August 2020 between 20:00 and 07:00 and remain in force for five days, but it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 3 September 2020.

For more information, please follow the link.

Temporary Closure of Downes Street, Bridport

Dorset Council has issued a Notice under Section 14 [2] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along Downes Street, Bridport for its entirety.  The Notice is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise likelihood of danger to highway users.

It will come in to operation on 15 August 2020 between 0700 and 1700 and can remain in force for up to 21 days.  This Notice will enable Dorset Council to allow Bridport Town Council to safely facilitate stalls for Bridport Market whilst ensuring social distancing measures can be maintained.

For more information, please follow the link.

Temporary Traffic Management Notice of East Street, Bridport – Bridport Market

Dorset Council has issued a Notice under Section 14 [2] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended.  The Notice is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise likelihood of danger to highway users. It will come in to operation on 15 August 2020 on Saturdays only between 0700 and 1700 and can remain in force for up to 21 days.

This Notice will enable Dorset Council to allow Bridport Town Council to safely facilitate the Bridport Market whilst ensuring social distancing measures can be maintained.

For more information, please follow the link.

Proposed Temporary Closure of Gundry Lane, Bridport

Dorset Council has received an application from SGN to close Gundry Lane, Bridport from its junction with the B3157 to its junction with Rope Walks, a distance of approximately 185metres.  The closure has been requested to allow SGN to carry out new connection to no. 3 Gundry Lane.  These works are programmed to commence from 1 September 2020 until 5 September 2020.

For more information, please follow the link.

Temporary Traffic Management Order, A3066 St Andrews Road & Sea Road North, Bridport

Dorset Council has made an Order under Section 14 [1] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. The Order is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations, which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise the likelihood of danger to highway users. The Order will come into effect between 09:00 and 16:00 from 25 August 2020 and will remain in force for five days, however it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 4 September 2020.  This Notice will enable Dorset Highways to carry out surfacing works.

For more information, please follow the link.

Variation of Temporary Traffic Management Order, Bridport Market

Dorset Council has issued an Order under Section 14 [1] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. The Order is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise likelihood of danger to highway users.  The Order came in to operation on 26 June 2020 and will remain in force for 18 months.  This Order was made on 26 June 2020, however we need to vary item 3 as its varying previous Order.  This Order will enable Bridport Town Council safe access to facilitate the Bridport Market on Wednesday’s and Saturday’s and ensure government advice around social distancing can be implemented.

For more information, please follow the link.

Temporary Traffic Management Notice, East Street, Bridport

Dorset Council has issued a Notice under Section 14 [2] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended.  The Notice is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise likelihood of danger to highway users. The Notice comes in to operation on 8 August 2020 between 0700 and 1700 and will remain in force for 5 days, however it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 8 August 2020.

This Notice will enable Dorset Council to allow Bridport Town Council to safely facilitate the Bridport Market whilst ensuring social distancing measures can be maintained.  For more information, please follow the link.

Temporary Closure of Barrack Street, Bridport (Saturday’s Only)

Dorset Council has made an Order under Section 14 [1] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along Barrack Street, Bridport from its junction with B3162 to no. 20, a distance of approximately 95 metres. The Order is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise the likelihood of danger to highway users. It came into operation on 20 July 2020, on Saturdays only between 0600 and 1700 and remain in force for 18 months and can be extended with the approval of the Secretary of State for Transport if necessary.  For more information, please follow the link.

Brewery Bridge, Skilling Hill Road, Bridport Steelwork Repairs and Maintenance Painting Temporary Road Closures

Steelwork repairs and maintenance painting to Brewery Bridge are planned to start on Monday 3 August 2020. Six weeks have been allowed for completion of the work.

The work will be carried out by a specialist contractor working on behalf of Dorset Council.

Most of the work will be carried out off the highway.  However, so that the preparation and painting of the bridge parapets may be carried out safely, the road over the bridge will be closed to vehicles overnight for the four nights from 31 August 2020 to 3 September 2020.  The closures will be in place from 7.00 pm to 7.00 am.  Provision will be made to allow pedestrians and cyclists through the closure.

A plan showing the location of the bridge, the road closure and the alternative route can be viewed by following the links shown below:

Road Closure
Alternative Route

Russel Adcock, at Dorset Council, is looking after the planning and design aspects of the work. He can be contacted on 01305 225358 (Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays).

After the work has started Dorset Council construction team’s representative Kevin Davis may be contacted on 07813 055372.

Temporary Traffic Management Order, Bridport Market

Dorset Council has issued an Order under Section 14 [1] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. The Order is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise likelihood of danger to highway users.  The Order came in to operation on 26 June 2020 and will remain in force for 18 months.  This Order will enable Bridport Town Council safe access to facilitate the Bridport Market on Wednesday’s and Saturday’s and ensure government advice around social distancing can be implemented.  For more information, please follow the link.

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