An application has been made by:
Somerset County Council
District of Somerset West and Taunton
Parish of Minehead
Temporary Closure of Periton Lane
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 Periton Lane - from the junction with Whitworth Road, southwards for a distance of 245 metres. This Order will enable Wales & West Utilities to carry out gas mains replacement works.
The Order becomes effective on 13th May 2022 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 16th May 2022 and last until 28th June 2022 between the hours of 00:00 - 23:59 for a total of 44 days.
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=127623325 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 Wales and West Utilities on telephone number 0800 912 2999 quoting reference number ttro174304.
Patrick Flaherty, Chief Executive
Dated: 13th May 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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