I have a request for an emergency temporary road closure for safety during a protest. 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 or when under the direction of authorised persons. The Legal Notice will be made to cover a 5 day period; however, it is expected that the closure will be in operation as and when deemed necessary between 10.00am and 5.00pm on Saturday 6th June 2015.
Highways Technician (Temporary Traffic Management).
Road: Thurleigh Road, Milton Ernest.
Application From: Bedfordshire Police – 01234 841212.
Reason: For safety during a protest.
Length Affected: Between the A6 and Milton Road, Thurleigh/Thurleigh Road, Sharnbrook.
Date: The closure is anticipated to be in operation as and when deemed necessary between 10.00am and 5.00pm on Saturday 6th June 2015 – Where possible access will be maintained to property and premises but may be restricted from time to time according to local signing.
Alternative Routes: Proceed in a northerly direction along the A6 to the roundabout adjoining Mill Road and Thurleigh Road, Sharnbrook. Take the 3rd exit and continue along Thurleigh Road, Sharnbrook, to site, and vice versa.
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.