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Temporary Closure of West Bay Road, Bridport

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 West Bay Road, Bridport between its junction with Wanderwell and its junction with Roundham Gardens, in both directions, a distance of approximately 130 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 will come into operation on 2 November 2020 and will remain in force for 18 months, however it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 24 December 2020.

For more information, please follow this link.

Temporary Closure of Village Road, Bradpole

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 Village Road, Bradpole between its junction with A3066 and its junction with Fishweir Lane, a distance of 20 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 will come into operation on 23 October 2020 and will remain in force for 18 months, however it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 3 November 2020.

For more information, please follow this link.

Section 119, Highways Act 1980 – Proposed Diversion of Footpath 3, Bridport, at North Mills

Dorset Council has received an application to divert part of Footpath 3, Bridport as shown on the enclosed Drawing P212/20/1.

This diversion is being made in the interest of the landowner to improve privacy and security as the current route of the footpath runs around the rear of their property. The proposed new route is already in use by the public. It was a term of the agreement with the developer of the land adjoining the applicant’s property that consent be given to divert the footpath onto the proposed route.  The work to create the new footpath has already been completed.  For more information, please follow this 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 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.

Temporary Closure of Downes Street, Bridport – Saturdays Only for Bridport Market

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 Downes Street, Bridport for its entirety.  The Order is needed in order to comply with health an safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise the likelihood of danger to highway users.

The Order came into operation on 5 September 2020 on Saturdays, only between 0700 and 1700 and will 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.

Temporary Traffic Management Order, East Street, Bridport – 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 5 September 2020, on Saturdays only between 0700 and 1700 and will 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 this link.

Proposed Temporary Closure of West Bay Road, Bridport

Dorset Council has received an application from Wessex Water to close West Bay Road, Bridport between its junction with Wanderwell and its junction with Roundham Gardens, in both directions, a distance of approximately 130 metres.  The closure has been requested to allow Wessex Water to rebuild 3 manhole chambers incorporating over pumping.  These works are programmed to commence from 2nd November 2020 until 24th December 2020.
For more information, please follow the link.

Amended Diversion – Temporary Traffic Regulation Order for George Street, West Bay, 12 October – 15 October

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 surfacing works.

The revised list of surfacing sites is made up of roads that are in a deteriorating condition and are essential to help keep life-saving medicine, equipment, supplies and key workers travelling safely across the county.

Additional safety measures are also being taken to ensure the health and safety of workers in these unprecedented times.  Dorset Council are working closely with other highway authorities across the south west and with industry bodies to share knowledge of new ways of working.

For more information, please follow the link.

Temporary Closure of George Street, West Bay

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 George Street, West Bay, as indicated by signs on site, a distance of approximately 35 metres.  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 12 October 2020 and remain in force for five days, but it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 15 October 2020.

This Notice will allow the Dorset Council to carry out drainage works.

For more information, please follow the link.

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