Blanks Lane, Dorking - Highways public notice


Surrey County Council
Blanks Lane (C61) Newdigate
Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Order 2023

On 13 December 2023 Surrey County Council made the above mentioned Temporary Traffic Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 the effect of which will be to prohibit vehicles from entering or proceeding in the entire length of Blanks Lane (C61) Newdigate.

Alternative Route: Partridge Lane, Broad Lane, Clayhill Road, Newdigate Road, Bunce Common Road, Tapners Road, Smalls Hill Road, Norwood Hill Road, and Stan Hill, or this route in reverse.

This Order is required to facilitate new electrical connection works for, or on behalf of Sunbelt Rentals. These works are anticipated to be carried out within 5 days between the hours of 8am and 6pm within 12-month period of operation of this Order which will commence on 08 January 2024.

Advanced warning signs will be displayed and the temporary closure, which is anticipated to be in operation 24 hours per day, will only operate when the relevant traffic signs are displayed. Access for pedestrians and dismounted cyclists will be maintained at all times. Due to the nature of the works, it will not be possible to maintain vehicular access through the closure, and all vehicular traffic, including the emergency services will be required to use the signed diversion route. No sole access will be affected by this closure.

Dated 14 December 2023

Authorising Officer: Richard Bolton

Assistant Director- Highways Operations and Infrastructure

Enquiries to: Traffic Regulation Orders Team, Hazel House, Merrow Lane, Guildford, Surrey GU4 7BQ
Telephone: 0300 200 1003

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