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Sunderland City Area various roads affected - Half Marathon Temporary Traffic Regulation

SR1Published 24/04/24
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THE CITY OF SUNDERLAND (SUNDERLAND CITY HALF MARATHON, 10K & 3K RUN) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER 2024

Sunderland City Council gives notice that on 23rd April 2024 it made an Order under Section 16A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (as amended), to facilitate the holding of relevant events, namely the Sunderland City Half Marathon, 10K and 3K Run (‘the Events’) which are to take place on Sunday 12th May 2024.
The effect of the Order is to: (i) prohibit vehicular, pedestrian, cycle and horse traffic along the lengths of road specified in Schedule 1; (ii) prohibit pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders along the lengths of highway specified in Schedule 2; and (iii) prohibit vehicles from waiting and loading/unloading along all the lengths of roads, side roads and junctions as specified in Schedules 1 and 3.
The Order comes into force at 05.30 hours on Saturday 11th May 2024 and shall cease at 23.59 hours on Sunday 12th May 2024. However, it is estimated that the roads footpaths, cycle paths and side roads set out in Schedules 1, 2 and 3 will be closed from 6.00am on Sunday 12th May 2024 and reopened as soon as is reasonably practicable after the Events, which is anticipated to be by approximately 4.00pm, although most closures are only anticipated to be required between the hours of 8.15am and 2.30pm. The prohibition of waiting and loading and unloading will apply to all roads listed in Schedules 1 and 3 but it is estimated to only apply until the traffic cones and signs are removed or the Order expires, whichever is the earliest. During the Events, diversions for vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders will be signposted via the adjacent road and highway network not required for the Events. The prohibitions shall apply at such times and to such extent as may from time to time be indicated by the display of traffic signs. There will be exemptions in the Order for police, fire and rescue services and ambulance vehicles and personnel on duty and attending emergency calls, vehicles being used in connection with the Events and persons officiating in the Events.
SCHEDULE 1 - ROADS TO BE CLOSED IN CONNECTION WITH THE EVENT AND PROHIBITION OF WAITING AND LOADING / UNLOADING AT ANY TIME
The following are for their full extent: Athenaeum Street, Burdon Road, Bedford Street, Bonners Field, Bridge Street, Foyle Street, Cumberland Street, Dame Dorothy Street, Fawcett Street, High Street West, Frederick Street, Harbour View, Hendon Road, Livingstone Road, John Street, Keel Square, Lambton Street, Park Road, Marine Walk, Norfolk Street, Palmer’s Hill Road, St Mary’s Boulevard, Roker Terrace, Sand Point Road, Sans Street, Toward Road, St Peter’s Way, St Thomas Street, Tatham Street, West Wear Street, Wearmouth Bridge, White House Road, West Sunniside, West Lawrence Street.
The following roads are for the extent stated: Barbary Drive from Normanby Court/Craven Court to its southern extent; Borough Road from Sans Street/West Wear Street to its western extent; Lindsay Road from A1231 Salem Road to its northern extent; Ryhope Road from Queen Alexandra Road to its northern extent; and Villette Road between Ryhope Road and Toward Road
SCHEDULE 2 - FOOTPATHS AND CYCLE PATHS THAT WILL BE CLOSED IN CONNECTION WITH THE EVENT: Footpath leading from Palmers Hill Road to Palmers Hill Quay; - National Cycle Network off-road cycle path, northern riverside route from Palmer’s Hill Quay, in an easterly then northerly direction; Footpaths along the west, north and east sides of North Dock; Footpaths between Normanby Court and Wheatsheaf Court; Footpath between Craven Court and Hallgarth Court; and Footpath which extends from Marine Walk into Roker Park, beneath Roker Terrace.
SCHEDULE 3 - PROHIBITION OF WAITING AND LOADING / UNLOADING AT ANY TIME
Sand Point Road - Full extent from 06.00 a.m. Saturday 11th May 2024.
Dated: 24th April 2024. Patrick Melia, Chief Executive, Sunderland City Council, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland, SR1 3AA

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