An application has been made by:
Somerset County Council
District of Somerset West and Taunton
Parish of Porlock
Temporary Closure of Porlock Weir Road
Somerset County Council in exercise of its powers under Section 14 (1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended, propose to make an Order prohibiting all traffic from proceeding along Porlock Weir Road - from 70 metres west of the junction with West End Lane, westwards for a total distance of 390 metres. This Order will enable BT Openreach to carry out poling works.
The Order becomes effective on 12th August 2022 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 21st August 2022 and last until 21st August 2022 between the hours of 06:00 - 14:00 for a total of 8 hours.
There is no alternative route for this closure. The works promoter will contact residents and businesses directly to discuss access arrangements. Please visit https://one.network/?tm=128960725 for further information. 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 Sunbelt Rentals on telephone number 0370 0500 790 quoting reference number ttro663211WS.
Patrick Flaherty, Chief Executive
Dated: 29th July 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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