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TR35/19 Lichfield Southern Bypass

Draft Notices and Orders

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Staffordshire County Council (A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield) (40 MPH Speed Limit) Order 20**

1. Staffordshire County Council propose to make a Traffic Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to impose 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. Objections should be sent in writing to: Strategic Asset and Network Management, Highways, 2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH or to: trafficregulationorderobjections@staffordshire.gov.uk not later than 06 February 2020 quoting reference HoCPS/TM/TR35/19 and stating the grounds on which they are made.

16 January 2020

John Tradewell, Director of Corporate Services,

1 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 20**

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 20** and shall come into operation on    day of   20**.

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.

Staffordshire County Council

Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984

Proposed 24 Hour Main Carriageway Clearway Order on A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield

1. Staffordshire County Council propose to make a Traffic Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) to (3) of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, to impose a 24 Hour Main Carriageway Clearway Order on:-

A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield.

2. This Order will be called the Staffordshire County Council (A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield) (24 Hour Main Carriageway Clearway) Order 20**.

3.  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.

4. Objections should be sent in writing to: Strategic Asset and Network Management, Highways, 2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH or to: trafficregulationorderobjections@staffordshire.gov.uk not later than 06 February 2020 quoting reference HoCPS/TM/TR35/19 and stating the grounds on which they are made.

Date: 16 January 2020

John Tradewell, Director of Corporate Services,

1 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 20**

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 the 20** and may be cited as the Staffordshire County Council (A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield) (24 Hour Main Carriageway Clearway) Order 20**.

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 of the type shown in the Traffic Signs, Regulations and General Directions 2016 and partly by the outer edge of that carriageway on the same side of the road as that on which the sign is placed.

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

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 as defined in paragraph 1(1) of the Telecommunication Code contained in Schedule 2 of the Telecommunications Act 1984; 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 1

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

Statement of Reasons

Staffordshire County Council, acting on behalf of the developer, is proposing to impose a 40mph speed limit / Clearway on Lichfield Southern Bypass / St John’s Development route. 
 
The speed limit / clearway is required in the interests of road safety, to allow the developer to meet current design and visibility requirements for access and egress for the new residential developments both north and south of the Lichfield Southern Bypass / St John’s Development route. The development has been granted planning consent by Lichfield District Council.

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Provision of Puffin Crossing

A51 Upper St John Street, Lichfield

Notice is hereby given that Staffordshire County Council in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 propose to provide a Puffin Crossing on A51 Upper St John Street, Lichfield located 133 metres north of its junction with Shortbutts Lane.

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.

If you wish to comment on the proposal you should send them in writing to: Strategic Asset and Network Management, Highways, 2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH or via e-mail to: trafficregulationorderobjections@staffordshire.gov.uk not later than 06 February 2020 quoting reference HoCPS/TM/TR35/19

16 January 2020

John Tradewell, Director of Corporate Services,

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

Statement of Reasons

The proposed puffin crossing is required in the interests of road safety to facilitate the safe movement of pedestrians and cyclists crossing the Lichfield Southern Bypass route and allows access to further crossing points.

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Provision of Toucan Crossing

A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield

Notice is hereby given that Staffordshire County Council in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 propose to provide a Toucan Crossing on A461 Lichfield Southern Bypass, Lichfield – located at a point 330 metres east of its roundabout junction with A5127 Birmingham Road and A461 Falkland Road.

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.

If you wish to comment on the proposal you should send them in writing to: Strategic Asset and Network Management, Highways, 2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH or via e-mail to: trafficregulationorderobjections@staffordshire.gov.uk not later than 06 February 2020 quoting reference HoCPS/TM/TR35/19

16 January 2020

John Tradewell, Director of Corporate Services,

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

Statement of Reasons

The proposed toucan crossing is required in the interests of road safety to facilitate the safe movement of pedestrians and cyclists crossing the Lichfield Southern Bypass route and allows access to further crossing points.

Lichfield Southern Bypass Plan 1 (1.9 MB)

Lichfield Southern Bypass Plan 2 (1.8 MB)

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