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Wimbourne Avenue - Temporary Traffic Regulation

SR4 8RAPublished 15/01/24Expired
Sunderland Echo • 

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Sunderland City Council gives notice that on 12th January 2024 it made an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which will be to temporarily prohibit vehicles along Wimbourne Avenue, from the extended eastern property boundary of no.4 Wimbourne Avenue to the extended western property boundary of no.7 Wimbourne Avenue. The Order is required to facilitate the location and replacement of fibre network cabling in or near the road. The Order will come into operation on 5th February 2024. The maximum duration of the closure under the Order will be 18 months, however it is estimated that the closure will only be in operation for approximately 7 days from commencement of the works. All vehicles will be prohibited from the road (except vehicles and machinery involved in the works), until the works are completed or at such times and to such extent as may from time to time be indicated by the display of traffic signs. Vehicular access for affected residents will be provided when essential or in an emergency and when the works are not in operation. Pedestrian access to affected properties will be maintained be throughout. Alternative route will be provided via the highway network.
Dated 15th January 2024 Patrick Melia, Chief Executive, Sunderland City Council, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland SR1 3AA

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