Thursday, 9 June 2016

Stonehenge and Avebury Summer Solstice Road and Byway Closures

Summer Solstice event - rights of way temporary closures/restrictions

Temporary Traffic Orders for byways Amesbury 11 and 12 (parts) and Durrington 10 (part) and A360 and B3086 (part) and Various Roads, Avebury will be in place for various periods during the Summer Solstice events in the interests of public safety, full details are in the documents below.


Wiltshire Council Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Various Temporary Traffic Restrictions: Stonehenge Summer Solstice 2016 (Ref: TTRO 4251) 

Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made Orders to:

Temporarily close to all vehicles, Pedestrians and Equestrians:

(a) Byway 10 (Part), Durrington; from its junction with Fargo Road to its junction with Byway 12, Amesbury / A344.

(b) Byway 12 (Part), Amesbury; from its junction with Byway 10, Durrington / A344 to its junction with A303 (T).

(c) Byway 12 (Part), Amesbury; from its junction with A303 (T) in a southerly direction for a distance of approximately 500 metres to its junction with Byway 1, Wilsford cum Lake.

(d) Byway 11 (Part), Amesbury; from its junction with A303 (T) in a southerly direction for a distance of approximately 500 metres.

And to introduce a temporary No Waiting at Any Time restriction on the following lengths of road:

(e) A360 (Part) Winterbourne Stoke; from its junction with A303 Longbarrow Roundabout to its junction with A344 (Airman’s Corner).

(f) A360 (Part) Winterbourne Stoke; from its junction with A344 (Airman’s Corner) in a westerly direction towards Shrewton for a distance of approximately 1 kilometre.

(g) B3086 (Part) Winterbourne Stoke / Shrewton; from its junction with A360 / A344 (Airman’s Corner) in a northerly direction to its junction with The Packway (Rollestone Crossroads).

These Orders are made to ensure public safety during the period of the Stonehenge Summer Solstice.

Sections (a) - (d) will come into operation at 00:01 on Friday 17th June 2016 and will remain in force until 00:01 on Thursday 23rd June 2016. Sections (e) - (g) will come into operation at 06:00 on Monday 20th June 2016 and will remain in force until 12 noon on Wednesday 22nd June 2016.

Entry to the sections of byway indicated by (a) to (d) will be conditional upon permits to be issued by English Heritage. The Orders for sections (a) – (d) will have a maximum duration of six months. The Order for sections (e) – (g) will have a maximum duration of 18 months.

For further information please contact Simon Rowe (Wiltshire Council) on 0300 456 0100. Sustainable Transport Group, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN 9th June 2016

http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/row-public-notice-summer-solstice-stonehenge.pdf

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