Public Footpath 137 (Witley) Temporary Closure Order 2022

Notice

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, Section 14(1)
The Surrey County Council
Public Footpath 137 (Witley)
Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Order 2022

On 21 July 2022, Surrey County Council will make the above-mentioned temporary order, the effect of which is to prohibit all traffic on foot or by any other means from entering or proceeding along that length of Public Footpath 137 (Witley) which extends from the junction with Brook Road (Grid Ref: 494731, 1382228) in a northerly direction for approximately 340m to the junction with Gurdon's Lane/Public Bridleway 156 (Witley).

The Order is necessary on the grounds of public safety due to construction work taking place on or near the footpath. The closure will be in operation from 25 July 2022 until 31 August 2022, or until completion of the works, if earlier. The Secretary of State for Transport can extend that period if required.

The temporary closure will only be in operation when appropriate road traffic signs are displayed on site by the County Council or an authorised person acting on its behalf. Access to properties will not be affected.

The alternative route for traffic from the northern end of the closure will be: Turn right onto Gurdon's Lane/Public Bridleway 156 and proceed in an easterly direction to reach the junction with Petworth Road (A283). Turn right onto Petworth Road and proceed in a generally south-easterly direction to the junction with Brook Road. Turn right onto Brook Road. and proceed in a south-westerly, then westerly direction to reach the southern end of the closure. The alternative route for traffic from the southern end of the closure will be the reverse of the route described above.

'The Surrey County Council Public Footpath 137 (Witley) Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Order 2022 will be made by the County Council under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Dated: 15 July 2022

Katie Stewart, Executive Director – Environment, Transport and Infrastructure

Enquiries to: Countryside Access Team, Surrey County Council, Whitebeam Lodge, Merrow Depot, Merrow Lane, Guildford, GU4 7BQ Tel: 0300 200 1003 or email: rightsofway@surreycc.gov.uk