ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 ROAD CLOSURENotice ID: BOU0486171
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 ROAD CLOSURE
RIGLER ROAD AND TWIN SAILS BRIDGE THE POOLE (RIGLER ROAD/TWIN SAILS BRIDGE)
(TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF THROUGH TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIANS) ORDER 2018
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Borough and Count/ of the Town of Poole, the Highway Authority, is satisfied that traffic on the said Road should be prohibited and intends not less than seven days from the date of this Notice to make an Order in exercise of its powers under The Highways Act 1980, The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and The Local Authorities Traffic Order (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996, the effect of this Order is that no person shall cause or permit any person or vehicle to proceed along Rigler Road and over the Twin Sails Bridge. Access will be for businesses on Rigler Road only.
THE CLOSURE IS REQUIRED FOR ANNUAL MAINTENANCE
The proposed Order is effective from 7am on Monday 19 March 2018 until 7am on Monday 26 March 2018. The Twin Sails Bridge will be closed to all vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists throughout the closure. Boat traffic will be affected by a revised lifting schedule which will be in operation during the closure period (details of which can be found on the Borough's web site -www.poole.gov.uk). A diversionary route will be via the old Poole Bridge and lifts undertaken in accordance with the revised schedule.
The Order is operative for the period mentioned above but will continue in force for the statutory period of eighteen months if required.
If the works are not completed within the statutory period the Order may be extended with the approval of the Secretary of State.
Any person who uses or permits the use of a vehicle in contravention of the Order will be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1000. For more information regarding the works, please contact Growth and Infrastructure Tel. No. (01202) 262000. J McLaughlin MSc MCILT MIHT, Head of Growth and Infrastructure, Room 159, Transportation Services, Civic Centre, POOLE BHI5 2RU
22 February 2018