Proposal to Introduce 7.5 Tonnes HGV Weight Restriction on Various local Roads
Posted on October 23, 2014
Any comments should be sent in writing to the Transportation Manager, Central Bedfordshire Highways, Woodlands Annexe, Manton Lane, Bedford MK41 7NU or e-mail [email protected] by 21 November 2014. Any objections must state the grounds on which they are made.
Please see note from Parish Council below.
CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE COUNCIL PROPOSES TO INTRODUCE 7.5 TONNES
HEAVY GOODS VEHICLE WEIGHT RESTRICTION ON VARIOUS ROADS
IN TOTTERNHOE, DUNSTABLE AND EATON BRAY
Reason for proposal: The proposed Order is considered necessary on the grounds of promoting road safety and improving the environment of the area. The proposed restriction would prohibit HGVs over 7.5 tonnes from using roads in the zone identified below as through routes. The proposal is primarily intended to protect Totternhoe from extraneous lorry traffic.
Effect of the Order:
To introduce a 7.5 tonnes HGV Weight Restriction on roads in Totternhoe, Dunstable and Eaton Bray, as follows:-
The weight restriction zone covers Castle Hill Road, Dunstable Road, Church Road and other roads in Totternhoe. The restricted zone also extends into roads in Dunstable and Eaton Bray. The entry points to the weight restriction zone are at:-
- Totternhoe Road, Dunstable at its junction with B489 Tring Road
- Well Head Road, Totternhoe at its junction with B489 Icknield Way
- Doolittle Lane, Eaton Bray at its junction with Harling Road
- Dunstable Road, Eaton Bray at its junction with Bower Lane
- Eaton Bray Road, Totternhoe at its junction with Totternhoe Road and Honeywick Lane
- Castle Hill Road, Totternhoe immediately south of its junction with Knolls View
Exemptions: The proposed Order will include exemptions to allow heavy goods vehicles over 7.5 tonnes to enter the restricted zone for access and delivery requirements. There will also be exemptions for emergency vehicles and for certain other building and maintenance purposes.
Further Details may be examined during normal office hours at the address shown below, viewed online at www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/publicstatutorynotices or tel. 0845 3656116.
Comments should be sent in writing to the Transportation Manager, Central Bedfordshire Highways, Woodlands Annexe, Manton Lane, Bedford MK41 7NU or e-mail [email protected] by 21 November 2014. Any objections must state the grounds on which they are made.
Order Title: If made will be "Central Bedfordshire Council (Various Roads in Totternhoe, Dunstable and Eaton Bray) (Weight Restriction) Order 201*"
Director of Community Services
Central Bedfordshire Council
Shefford SG1917 5TQ
23 October 2014
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