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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 Dunster

Temporary Closure of Old A39 Ellicombe

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 Old A39 Ellicombe - from the junction with A39 Minehead to Williton Road, southwards for 50 metres. This Order will enable Somerset Highways to use this area as a site compound during the works of the Walkway and Cycling Improvement Scheme.

The Order becomes effective on 19th August 2022 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 22nd August 2022 and last until 25th February 2023 between the hours of 00:00 - 23:59 for a total of 187 days.

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 Somerset Highways on telephone number 0300 123 2224 quoting reference number ttro767025WS.

Patrick Flaherty, Chief Executive

Dated: 5th August 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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