The A483 Trunk Road (Dolfor Road, Newtown, Powys) (Temporary Prohibition of Vehicles, Cyclists & Pedestrians) Order 2020

Publication Date:January 01, 2020

2020No. 222 (W. 50)

ROAD TRAFFIC, WALES

The A483 Trunk Road (Dolfor Road, Newtown, Powys) (Temporary Prohibition of Vehicles, Cyclists & Pedestrians) Order 2020

Made3March2020

Coming into force9March2020

The Welsh Ministers, as traffic authority for the relevant length of the A483 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, Commencement and Interpretation

1. The title of this Order is the A483 Trunk Road (Dolfor Road, Newtown, Powys) (Temporary Prohibition of Vehicles, Cyclists & Pedestrians) Order 2020 and it comes into force on 9 March 2020.

2. In this Order:

“exempted vehicle”(“cerbyd esempt”) means any vehicle being used by the emergency services, winter maintenance vehicles, public transport buses, for access to affected properties or in connection with the works giving rise to this Order;

“the trunk road”(“y gefnffordd”) means the A483 Swansea to Manchester Trunk Road that extends from the centre-point of its junction with the U2822 Penlan Lane to the centre of the southbound exit from Dolfor Road Roundabout on Newtown Bypass, Newtown, Powys;

“works period”(“cyfnod y gwaith”) means the period commencing at 19:00 hours on 9 March 2020 and ending when the temporary traffic signs are permanently removed.

Prohibitions

3. No person may, during the works period, drive any vehicle, other than an exempted vehicle, on the length of the trunk road specified in article 2.

4. No person may, during the works period, ride any pedal cycle on the length of the trunk road specified in article 2.

5. No pedestrian may, during the works period, proceed on the length of the trunk road specified in article 2.

Application

6. The prohibitions in articles 3, 4 and 5 apply only during such times and to such extent as indicated by traffic signs.

Duration of this Order

7. The maximum duration of this Order is 18 months.

Signed under authority of the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, one of the Welsh Ministers.

Dated the 3 March 2020

Richard Morgan

Head of Planning, Asset Management & Standards

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....

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