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Luton - Multiple Temporary Road Closures

LU1Published 23/08/23Expired
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NOTICE is hereby given that Luton Borough Council, the Highway Authority for the said Borough, on 21st August 2023 made the above Order under the relevant provisions of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (as amended).

The Order will come into operation on 4th September 2023 for a period of 18 months or when the proposed works have been completed, whichever is the earlier. Specific dates and times will be signed locally. The Order will therefore be in operation during such date and time and to such extent as indicated by traffic signs, barriers or cones.

The effect of the Order will allow the Council to close to vehicular traffic the following roads and lengths of roads:
Oakley Road from Linden Road to Leagrave High Street. Diversion route via Humberstone Road, Dunstable Road, Lewsey Road, High Street Leagrave. Alternatively via Grange Avenue, Marsh Road, Waller Avenue, Dunstable Road, Oakley Road. Anticipated dates and times of closures 4th September 2023 to 10th September 2023, 8pm to 5am.
Stockingstone Road the whole length. Diversion route via Stockingstone Road, New Bedford Road, Hucklesby Way, Crescent Road, Crawley Green Road, Vauxhall Way, Hitchin Road. Alternatively via Hitchin Road, Crescent Road, Crawley Green Road, St Marys roundabout, Park Viaduct, Chapel Viaduct, Stuart Street, Dunstable Road, Telford Way, New Bedford Road, Stockingstone Road. Anticipated dates and times of closures 7th September 2023 to 10th September 2023, 8pm to 5am.
Lansdowne Road the whole length. Diversion route via Biscot Road, Marlborough Road, Alexandra Avenue, New Bedford Road. Alternatively via New Bedford Road, Studley Road, Biscot Road. Anticipated dates of closures 18th September 2023 to 21st September 2023.
Rutland Crescent the whole length. Diversion route via Durham Road. Anticipated dates of closures 21st September 2023 to 22nd September 2023.
Dunstable Road from Thornhill Road to Oakley Road roundabout, Waller Avenue from Dunstable Road to Waller Avenue roundabout. Diversion route for both road closures is via Chaul End Lane, Hatters Way, Dunstable Road. Alternatively via Leagrave Road, Marsh Road, Grange Avenue, Oakley Road. Anticipated dates and times of closures 25th September 2023 to 29th September, 8pm to 5am.

The Order is intended to create a window for the works to be done and it is anticipated that the works will be completed over a period as described above. The purpose of the Order is to allow carriageway resurfacing works to be carried out. For the period of the closure, the Order will also provide for “No Waiting and No Loading” restrictions to apply within the roads and lengths of roads closed for said works. Any vehicle deemed to be in contravention of the restrictions will be issued with a penalty charge notice and removed. This will be in force when traffic signs, barriers or cones are displayed. Access will be maintained as best as possible to properties where this may be done safely whilst such works are being carried out and diversions for traffic will be marked by signs. Details of road closures and diversions can be found at uk/roadworks, or telephone Volker Highways OOH Call Centre on 01582 693469.

23rd August 2023
Highway Services Manager
Building 14, Central Depot
Kingsway, Luton LU4 8AU

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