Tuesday, 13 March 2012

CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE COUNCIL - (A505 CHURCH STREET, DUNSTABLE)


 ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14(1)
(A505 CHURCH STREET, DUNSTABLE)
(TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC) ORDER 2012

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Central Bedfordshire Council intend not less than seven days from the date of this Notice to make an Order the effect of which will be to prohibit any vehicle, except a vehicle being used for fire, police or ambulance purposes in an emergency, from proceeding along that length of A505 Church Street, Dunstable which extends from Station Road to Boscombe Road.

This temporary closure is required to enable guided busway construction work to take place and shall apply to such extent as may from time to time be indicated by the appropriate traffic signs.

It is expected that the works will take place during two periods of WEEKDAY OVERNIGHT working between 10pm and 5am from 10th to 13th April 2012 and from 16th to 20th April 2012. Also, during two periods of WEEKEND OVERNIGHT working between 10pm on Friday to 5am on Monday from 30th March to 2nd April and from 27th to 30th July 2012.  There will be no access, including emergency vehicles. Specific dates will be advertised locally closer to the time.

The alternative routes available for vehicles affected by the proposed Order are:-
Proceed north on Boscombe Rd to Porz Ave.  Take 3rd exit and continue on Porz Ave to Park Rd North.  Take 1st exit at first and 1st exit at second roundabout and continue on Park Rd North to East End, Houghton Regis.  Take 1st exit and continue on East End, then The Green, High St and Houghton Rd to A5 High St North, Dunstable.  Turn left and continue on High St North to the A505, Church St.  Turn left and continue on Church St to site and vice versa.

The proposed Order will come into operation on 30th March 2012 for a period of six months or until the proposed works have been completed, as detailed above, whichever is the earlier. 

For further information please contact Ian Grant (BAM Nuttall) on tel: 07736 889338.

DATED 14th March 2012
Central Bedfordshire Council                                                 Basil Jackson
Technology House, Ampthill Road                                         Assistant Director for Highways
Bedford MK42 9BD   

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