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An application has been made by:

Temporary Closure

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Somerset County Council

District of Somerset West and Taunton

Parish of Porlock

Temporary Closure of

Hawkcombe and Parsons Street

Somerset County Council in exercise of its powers under Section 14 (1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended, have made an Order prohibiting all traffic from proceeding along Hawkcombe from outside the property named Highercombe northwards for 175 metres leading into Parsons Street, northwards for a distance of 208 metres. A total distance of 383 metres. This Order will enable BT Openreach to carry out underground transfer to plant works.

The Order becomes effective on 29th April 2022 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 4th May 2022 and last until 4th May 2022 between the hours of 00:00 - 23:59 for a total of 1 day.

Please visit for further

information on the alternative route. The works promoter will contact residents and businesses directly to discuss access arrangements. Please note that should you require to view a closure which is more than two weeks ahead, you will need to register for free with One.Network.

For information about the works being carried out please contact Kelly Traffic Management on telephone number 02476 642 814 quoting reference number ttro138170WS.

Patrick Flaherty, Chief Executive Dated: 29th April 2022

Statement of Reasons for making the Order

a) because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near the road; or

b) because of the likelihood of danger to the public, or of serious damage to the road, which is not attributable to such works.

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