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Fernleigh Drive, Temporary Road Closure Due To Openreach Maintenance Works

SS9 1LQPublished 19/05/23
Basildon Echo • 

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Notice is hereby given that the Southend-on-Sea City Council intends, not less than seven days from the date of this notice, to make the above Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

The Effect of the order will be to prohibit any vehicle from entering Fernleigh Drive from its junction with Leigh Road to outside & opposite property No. 60 Fernleigh Drive. The closure is scheduled to commence from 09:30 until 15:30 on the 2nd of June 2023 or where appropriate signs are showing and weather permitting.

The alternative route will be via London Road, Sandleigh Road, Leigh Road & vice versa.

The Order will come into effect on the 2nd of June 2023 and may continue in force for 18 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is the earlier.

The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce whilst Openreach maintenance works takes place.

Access for emergency vehicles, residents and pedestrians will be maintained at all times during the closure.

The prohibitions or restrictions will apply only during such time and to such extent as indicated by traffic signs prescribed by the TRAFFIC SIGNS REGULATIONS AND GENERAL DIRECTIONS 2016

Any vehicle waiting in contravention of any restriction/prohibition imposed by this Notice may be issued with a Penalty Charge Notice and removed under the provisions of the Traffic Management Act 2004

S. Harrington Head of Traffic and Highways Neighbourhoods and Environment

Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6ER

Dated 19th May 2023

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