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TR35/19 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Clearway and 40 MPH

Implementation Notices and Order

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Staffordshire County Council (A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield)

(40 MPH Speed Limit) Order 2020

 

 

1.         Staffordshire County Council on 31 March 2020 made a Traffic Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 that imposed a 40 mph speed limit on A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield.

2.         Documents may be examined during office hours at 1 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH and during opening hours at Lichfield Library, The Guild of St Mary’s Centre, Market Square, Lichfield, Staffordshire.

3.         Persons questioning the validity or provisions of the Order on the grounds that such powers are not conferred by the Act, or that any requirement or instrument made under the Act has not been complied with, may within 6 weeks from the date the Order was made apply to the High Court.

4.         The Order will commence on 06 April 2020

Date: 02 April 2020

John Tradewell, Director of Corporate Services,

2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH.

 

Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984

Staffordshire County Council (A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield)

(40 MPH Speed Limit) Order 2020

The Staffordshire County Council ("the Council") in exercise of its powers under Sections 84(1) and (2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984 ("the Act") and all other enabling powers, and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 to the Act, hereby makes the following Order:-

1.         No person shall drive any motor vehicle at a speed exceeding 40 mph on the length of road specified in the Schedule to this Order.

2.         No speed limit imposed by this Order applies to vehicles falling within regulation 3(4) of the Road Traffic Exemptions (Special Forces) (Variation and Amendment) Regulations 2011 when used in accordance with regulation 3(5) of those Regulations.

3.         This Order may be cited as the Staffordshire County Council (A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield) (40 mph Speed Limit) Order 2020 and shall come into operation on 06 April 2020

 Schedule

A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield – from its roundabout junction with A5127 Birmingham Road and A461 Falkland Road to its junction with A5206 London Road, a distance of approximately 665 metres.

 

The Common Seal of the                                                                           )

STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL                                                 )

was hereunto affixed                                                                                  )

     day of March 2020                    

in the presence of:-

 

Authorised Signatory

 

Staffordshire County Council

Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984

24 Hour Main Carriageway Clearway Order on

A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield

1.         Staffordshire County Council on 31 March 2020 made a Traffic Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) to (3) of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, that imposed a 24 Hour Main Carriageway Clearway Order on:-

 

             A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield.

2.         Documents may be examined during office hours at 1 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH and during opening hours at Lichfield Library, The Guild of St Mary’s Centre, Market Square, Lichfield, Staffordshire.

3.         Persons questioning the validity or provisions of the Order on the grounds that such powers are not conferred by the Act, or that any requirement or instrument made under the Act has not been complied with, may within 6 weeks from the date the Order was made apply to the High Court.

4.         The Order will commence on 06 April 2020

Date: 02 April 2020

John Tradewell, Director of Corporate Services,

2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH.

 

Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984

The Staffordshire County Council

(A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield)

(24 Hour Main Carriageway Clearway) Order 2020

The Staffordshire County Council ("the Council") in exercise of its powers under Sections 1(1), and 2(1) to (3)  of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984 ("the Act") and of all other enabling powers, and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9, to the Act, hereby makes the following Order:-

1.         This Order shall come into operation on 06 April 2020 and may be cited as the Staffordshire County Council (A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield) (24 Hour Main Carriageway Clearway) Order 2020.

 

2.         In this Order -

 "restricted road" means the lengths of road specified in Schedule 1 to this Order;

 "main carriageway" in relation to the restricted road means any carriageway of that road used primarily by through traffic and excluding laybys.

 "layby" in relation to the main carriageway of the restricted road means any area intended for the waiting of vehicles, and bounded partly by a traffic sign (road marking) of the type shown in diagram 1010 in Schedule 11 of the Traffic Signs, Regulations and General Directions 2016 and partly by the kerbed outer edge of that layby on the same side of the road as that on which the traffic sign is placed.

"verge" means any part of a road which is not a carriageway or a layby.

3.         Save as provided in Article 5 of this Order no person shall, except upon the direction or with the permission of a police constable in uniform, cause or permit any vehicle to wait at any time on any of the main carriageways comprised in the lengths of road specified in Schedule 1.

4.         Save as provided in Article 5 of the Order no person shall, except upon the direction or with the permission of a police constable in uniform, cause or permit any vehicle to be loaded or unloaded on any of the main carriageways comprised in the length of road specified in Schedule 1.

5.         (1) Nothing in Articles 3 and 4 of this Order shall render it unlawful to cause or permit any vehicle to wait or to be loaded or unloaded on any of the main carriageways comprised in the length of road referred to therein for so long as may be necessary to enable -

(a) the vehicle, if it cannot conveniently be used for such purpose in any other road, to be used in connection with any of the following operations, namely:-

(i) building, industrial or demolition operations;

(ii) the removal of any obstruction to traffic;

(iii) the maintenance, improvement or reconstruction of the said side of road or length of road;

(iv) the laying, erection, alteration or repair in, or in land adjacent to the said side of road or lengths of road of any apparatus for the supply of gas or electricity or of any telegraphic line; any sewers and pipes or apparatus for the supply of water; or for resource mains and also any floods defence works or land drainage works.

(b) the vehicle, if it cannot conveniently be used for such purpose in any other road, to be used in the service of a local authority or a water undertaker or sewerage undertaker or the Environment Agency in pursuance of statutory powers or duties;

(c) the vehicle to be used for the purpose of providing a universal postal service by a universal service provider, as both defined in the Postal Services Act 2000;

(d) the vehicle to take in petrol, oil, water or air from any garage situated on or adjacent to the said sides of road or length of road or;

(e) the vehicle to be used for fire brigade, ambulance or police purposes.

(2) Nothing in Articles 3 and 4 of this Order shall render it unlawful to cause or permit any vehicle to wait in any case where the person in control of the vehicle is obliged by law to stop, or is obliged to stop in order to avoid an accident, or is prevented from proceeding by circumstances outside his control.

(3) Nothing in Article 3 and 4 of this Order shall render it unlawful to cause or permit any vehicle:-

(a) to wait upon an authorised parking place or layby,

(b) which is being used to provide a local service, as defined in Section 2 of the Transport Act 1985, to wait in an authorised bus stop, or

(c) which is a school bus being used to provide free school transport, to wait at any authorised bus stop.

(d) to wait on any main carriageway referred to in those Articles while any gate or other barrier at the entrance to premises to which the vehicle requires access or from which it has emerged is opened or closed, if it is not reasonably practicable for the vehicle to wait otherwise than on that carriageway.

6.         No person shall cause or permit any vehicle to wait on any verge or layby immediately adjacent to the main carriageway for the purpose of selling goods from that vehicle unless the goods are immediately delivered at or taken into premises adjacent to the vehicle from which the sale is undertaken.

7.         Notwithstanding any exemption contained in Article 5 of this Order the person in charge of a vehicle waiting on the restricted length of road shall move the vehicle on the instruction of a police constable in uniform whenever such moving may be reasonably necessary for the purpose of preventing obstruction.

 

                                                                Schedule

A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield – from its roundabout junction with A5127 Birmingham Road and A461 Falkland Road to its junction with A5206 London Road, a distance of approximately 665 metres.

  

The Common Seal of the                                                   )

STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL                         )

was hereunto affixed to this deed                                     )          

      day of March 2020       

in the presence of:-

Authorised Signatory

 

Engineers Plan (1827 KB)

 

 

 

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