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Temporary Traffic Management Order, Town Bridge, St Thomas Street, Weymouth

Starts: 26/09/2022 Ends: 26/03/2024

Dorset Council has issued an Order under Section 14 [1] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. The Order is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise likelihood of danger to highway users.

The Order comes into operation on 26 September 2022 and will remain in force for 18 months, however it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 30 November 2022.

This Order will enable Dorset Council to carry out weld repairs to bridge deck.

The effect of the Order is as follows and as indicated by signs on site; [1] To impose temporary road closure on the Town Bridge, St Thomas Street – Pedestrian access will be unaffected [2] To impose the reversal of the one-way system on St Marys Street for its entirety to allow access for deliveries – This will be in effect between 1800hrs and 0730hrs.

There will be periods where temporary traffic signals will be utilised to enable access.

A locally signed diversion route will be put in place to enable traffic to travel around the closed sections.