Church Lane, The Drive, Churchill Close & Church Lane Service Road Temporary Road Closure

Proposed Temporary Road Closures – Church Lane, The Drive, Churchill Close & Church Lane Service Road, Sharnbrook

I have a request for temporary road closures at the above locations for carriageway resurfacing work. Details are listed in the schedule below and having assessed the application I am satisfied the request is justified.

The alternative routes for diverted vehicles are as shown below and will be signed accordingly. The restrictions are to be in operation only when the necessary signs are erected on site. The Legal Order will be made to cover a four month period; however, it is anticipated that these closures will be in operation between 8.00am and 6.00pm on 7 weekdays from Monday 20th July 2015 to Tuesday 28th July 2015 – Specific dates will be advertised locally closer to the time.

Yours faithfully,

Jason Holdsworth.
Highways Technician (Temporary Traffic Management).


Roads: Church Lane, The Drive, Churchill Close & Church Lane Service Road, Sharnbrook.

Application From: Thomas Emmett – Engineering Services – 01234 276924.

Reason: For carriageway resurfacing work.

Length Affected – Church Lane: From High Street to Lodge Road.
Length Affected – The Drive: From Church Lane for approximately 30 metres into the road.
Lengths Affected – Churchill Close & Church Lane Service Road: The whole road.

Dates: The closures are anticipated to be in operation between 8.00am and 6.00pm on 7 weekdays from Monday 20th July 2015 to Tuesday 28th July 2015 – Specific dates will be advertised locally closer to the time – Where possible access will be maintained to property and premises but may be restricted from time to time according to local signing.

Alternative Routes – Church Lane: Proceed in a westerly direction along High Street to Colworth Road. Turn left and continue to Lodge Road. Turn left and continue to site, and vice versa.
Alternative Routes – The Drive: Vehicles should proceed to Stileman Way, turn right, continue to High Street and then follow the above alternative routes as appropriate, and vice versa.
Alternative Routes – Churchill Close & Church Lane Service Road: There are no alternative routes available for Churchill Close or Church Lane Service Road.

N.B. The applicant is responsible for taking down all Bedford Borough Council public notices immediately after the works requiring the Order have been completed.

The map showing the proposed temporary closure can be viewed here.

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