ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 -SECTION 14(1)(B) A303 TRUNK ROADNotice ID: MF0190741
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 -SECTION 14(1)(B) A303 TRUNK ROAD
(STONEHENGE WINTER SOLSTICE, WILTSHIRE) TEMPORARY RESTRICTION AND PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Highways England Company Limited (a) has made an Order on the A303 trunk road, near Amesbury in Wiltshire, because of the likelihood of danger to the public. The restrictions areexpected to be in place between 00.01 hours on Sunday 18th December 2016 and ending at 21.00 hours on Friday 23rdDecember 2016. The effect of the Order is:
(a) to impose a40miles per hour temporary mandatory speed limit on the A303 trunk road near Amesbury from its junction with the A360 at Longbarrow roundabout to its junction with A345 at Countess roundabout;
(b) to authorise the closureofthe laybys:
(i) adjacent to the northernside of the A303 situated 240 metres east of the easternedge of the A360 Longbarrow roundabout;
(ii) adjacent to the southernside of the A303 situated 660 metres east of the easternedge of
the A360 Longbarrow roundabout;
(iii) adjacent to the eastbound carriageway of the A303 situated 1160 metres east of its junction with the A344;
(iv) adjacent to the westbound carriageway of the A303 situated 1160 metres east of its junction with the A344.
(c) to prohibit vehicles stopping on the verge adjacent to the A303 over the same length as described at (a) above.
These measures will be in the interests of road safety to ensurethe safe, free flow of traffic during the
Stonehenge Winter Solstice event.
The restrictions will not apply to emergency service or special forces vehicles.
The temporary mandatory speed restriction, layby closures and stopping prohibition will be clearly indicated by traffic signs throughout the period of danger The Order will come into force on 16 December 2016 and have amaximum duration of eighteen months.
Paul Edwards, Highways England Company Limited.
(a) Registered in England and Wales under
company no 9346363. Registered office Bridge House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4LZ. General Enquiries relating to this notice may be made in writing to the Project Sponsor, Maduabuchi Ani at Highways England Co Ltd, Temple Quay House, 2The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6HA, by telephoning 0300 470 4103 or by email to maduabuchi.Ani@highwaysengland.co.uk