ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 (TEMPORARY RESTRICTION AND PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC)Notice ID: MF0277224
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 -SECTION 14 THE A1(M) MOTORWAY (JUNCTION 49 TO JUNCTION 51) (TEMPORARY RESTRICTION AND PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Highways England Company Limited has made an Order on the A1(M) Motorway, in the Districts of Harrogate and Hambleton, to enable carriageway resurfacing and the reinstatement of road markings, road studs and traffic detection loop works to be carried out in safety. The works are expected to start at 8pm on Monday 4 June 2018 for 19 weeks, or until completed.
The effect of the Order will now be to close, 24 hours a day, at times during the works the, A1(M):
(i) northbound carriageway from the underbridge at Bedale Road, Leeming Bar to the A61 overbridge at Junction 50 (Baldersby Interchange), a distance of 15300 metres; during which times traffic will be diverted onto the opposite carriageway using a contraflow system with hard shoulder running;
(ii) northbound entry and southbound exit slip roads at Junction 50; and
(iii) northbound exit and southbound entry slip roads at Junction 51 (Leeming Bar).
It will be necessary to impose, 24 hours a day, at times during the works, a temporary 50mph and 60mph speed restriction, and on specified lanes, ban vehicles with an overall width exceeding 6'6" on the A1(M) northbound and southbound carriageways from the A168 overbridge at Dishforth Road to 2000 metres north of the A684 overbridge at Leeming Bar, a distance of 21800 metres. It will also be necessary to close, between 8pm and 6am, at times during the works the,
(i) northbound carriageway from the exit slip road at Junction 50 to the entry slip road at Junction 51, a distance of 17500 metres; and
(ii) southbound carriageway from the exit slip road at Junction 51 to the entry slip road at Junction 50, a distance of 17500 metres.
During the carriageway and slip road closures, suitably signed alternative routes will be available at all times.
Traffic management will be in force 24 hours a day and traffic signs will indicate the extent of the restrictions (which will not apply to emergency service vehicles or special forces vehicles) and prohibitions (which will not apply to emergency service vehicles or vehicles being used in connection with the said works or for winter maintenance or traffic officer purposes). The Order comes into force on 3 June 2018 and has a maximum duration of eighteen months.
The contact for any further information about this notice is Jill Thornhill,
telephone: 0300 4702593,
Michael Morgan, Highways England, 3 South, Lateral, 8 City Walk, Leeds, LS11 9AT.