Williamscot Road Closure March 2013


Notice of Temporary Traffic Order
Williamscot – A361 and Adjoining Roads
Temporary 30mph Speed Limit,
10mph Convoy Working and Prohibition of Through Traffic

Claydon, Mollington Road – Prohibition of through traffic and waiting
Date of Order: 11 March 2013
Coming into force: 18 March 2013

This Order is being introduced because of skid resistance safety resurfacing works on the A361 and its junctions with 2 side roads, which are anticipated to take 5 days to 2 weeks, depending on the weather, to complete.

The effect of the Order is to temporarily prohibit any vehicle proceeding in a) the length of road between the A361 and Top Dawkins and b) the length of Williamscot Road between the A361 and the first road junction in Williamscot village.

The effect of the Order is also to temporarily prohibit any vehicle exceeding 30mph on the A361, from a point 18 metres north of the access track to Wardington Grange southwards for 1290 metres and to temporarily prohibit any vehicle exceeding 10mph along the same stretch of the A361 as and when convoy working is required.

Appropriate traffic signs will be displayed to indicate when the measures are in force.

Exemptions are included for police, fire and ambulance services and for the works and for access to premises which are only accessible from the closed section of road.

The alternative routes for traffic are:
a)  via Wardington Road into Chacombe, Banbury Road and the A361;
b)  via the A361, the A422, the A423, Oxhey Hill, through Cropredy village and Williamscot Road.

That part of the Oxfordshire County Council (A361 Williamscot Hill to County Boundary) (50mph Speed Limit) Order 2005 as far as it relates to this Order will be suspended for the duration of the works.

This Order will remain in force for a maximum period of 18 months or until the works have been completed whichever is the sooner.

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Traffic Regulations Team (Ref HJG) on behalf of the Director for Environment & Economy, Speedwell House, Oxford OX1 1NE. 0845 310 11 11