The A483 Trunk Road (Llanddewi Ystradenni to Newtown, Powys) (Temporary Prohibition of Vehicles) Order 2017

Publication Date:January 01, 2017

2017No. 968 (W. 250)

ROAD TRAFFIC, WALES

The A483 Trunk Road (Llanddewi Ystradenni to Newtown, Powys) (Temporary Prohibition of Vehicles) Order 2017

Made4October2017

Coming into force9October2017

The Welsh Ministers, being the traffic authority for the A483 Swansea to Manchester Trunk Road, are satisfied that traffic on a specified length of the trunk road should be prohibited because of works proposed on or near the road.

The Welsh Ministers, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 14(1) and (4) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984( 1), make this Order.

Title, Interpretation and Commencement

1. This Order comes into force on 9 October 2017 and its title is The A483 Trunk Road (Llanddewi Ystradenni to Newtown, Powys) (Temporary Prohibition of Vehicles) Order 2017.

2.—(1) In this Order:

“exempted vehicle”(“cerbyd esempt”) means any vehicle being used by the emergency services or in connection with the works giving rise to this Order;

“the trunk road”(“y gefnffordd”) means the A483 Swansea to Manchester trunk road in the County of Powys;

“works period”(“cyfnod y gwaith”) means intermittent periods commencing at 09:00 hours on 9 October 2017 and ending when the temporary traffic signs for each period of works are permanently removed.

(2) Any reference in this Order to a numbered article is a reference to the article bearing that number in this Order.

Prohibition

3. No person shall, during the works period, drive or cause or permit any vehicle, other than an exempted vehicle, to proceed on the length of the trunk road that extends from the centre-point of its junction with the northern access road leading to the village of Llanddewi Ystradenni to a point 85 metres south of the centre-point of its junction with the unclassified road U2826 near Glascoed Hall, south of Newtown.

Application

4. The prohibition in article 3 shall apply only during such times and to such extent as indicated by traffic signs.

Duration of this Order

5. The maximum duration for this Order shall be 18 months.

Signed under authority of the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, one of the Welsh Ministers.

Dated 4 October 2017

Nina Ley

Head of Business Unit, Network Management

Welsh Government

(1) 1984 c. 27; Section 14 was substituted by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991 (c. 26), section 1(1) and Schedule 1. By virtue of S.I. 1999/672, article 2 and Schedule 1, and paragraph 30 of Schedule 11 to...

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