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Shields Road - Temporary Traffic Regulation

SR6 8JQPublished 23/04/24
Sunderland Echo • 

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Sunderland City Council gives notice that on 22nd April 2024 it made an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which is to temporarily prohibit all vehicular, pedestrian, horse and cycle traffic from that section of the road and footways at Shields Road (Service Road) from the access/egress of The New Church to its junction with Dovedale Road. The Order is required to enable carriageway repair and maintenance work to take place on, in or near the road and footways. The order comes into force on 29th April 2024. The maximum duration of the closure under the Order will be six months, it is estimated that the works will take four weeks and each phase of the works will see a section of the road and footway closed for approximately one week. During the closures all vehicles, pedestrians, horses and cycles will be prohibited from Shields Road (Service Road) from the access/egress of The New Church to its junction with Dovedale Road (except for vehicles and personnel 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. An exemption for emergency services will be provided. However, vehicular access for affected residents will be provided when essential or in an emergency and when the works are not in operation. However, pedestrian access to properties will be maintained throughout. An alternative access for pedestrians will be indicated via the adjacent highway network.
Dated: 23rd April 2024. Patrick Melia, Chief Executive, Sunderland City Council, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland, SR1 3AA.

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