The County of Dorset (A353, Preston Road, Between Preston and Osmington) (40mph Speed Limit) (No. 1) Order 2018Notice ID: MF0260493
Dorset County Council
The County of Dorset (A353, Preston Road, Between Preston and Osmington) (40mph Speed Limit) (No. 1) Order 2018
Dorset County Council has made an Order under Sections 84(1) and (2) and 124(1) (d) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
When the Order comes into operation on the 16 February 2018 the effect of the Order will be to change the existing national speed limit to 40 mph speed limit on the A353, Preston Road between Preston and Osmington.
A copy of the Order together with a plan showing the length of road affected may be
inspected from Monday to Friday during normal office hours at:-
Main Reception, Dorset County Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, and
West Dorset District Council, South Walks House, South Walks Roads, Dorchester
and Weymouth and Portland Borough Council, Commercial Road, Weymouth.
Details can also be found on the Dorset County Council's website at:-
For technical queries please contact Jon Lake on 01305 225120.
If you wish to question the validity of the Order or any provisions contained in it on
the grounds that it is not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation
Act 1984 or on the grounds that any requirement of that Act or of any Instrument
made under it has not been complied with in relation to the Order you may within
six weeks of the date of this Notice apply to the High Court for that purpose.
Dated: 8 February 2018.
MIKE HARRIES, Director for Environment and the Economy.
Temporary Closure of B3390 at Moreton Level Crossing
DORSET COUNTY COUNCIL intend, not less than seven days from the date of this notice to make an Order under Section 14  of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended. All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along the B3390 at Moreton Level Crossing, for a distance of approximately 30 metres either side of the crossing. The order is needed in order to comply with Health and Safety Regulations, which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise the likelihood of danger to Highway Users. It will come into operation on Saturday 17 February 2018 and will remain in force for 18 months. However the works and closures are
programmed as follows:
? 23.30hrs, Saturday 17th - 08.30hrs, Sunday 18th February 2018;
? 23.30hrs, Monday 19th - 06.30hrs, Tuesday 20th February 2018;
? 23.30hrs, Tuesday 20th - 06.30hrs, Wednesday 21th February 2018;
? 23.30hrs, Wednesday 21th - 06.30hrs, Thursday 22th February 2018;
? 23.00hrs, Thursday 22th - 07.00hrs, Friday 23th February 2018.
This order will enable Network Rail engineers to carry out a programme of overnight maintenance works.
A diversion route will be signed via the B3390, the A352, the A35 and the B3390. If you would like further information about the work being undertaken, please call A-Plant Lux, agents for Network Rail, on 01293 561821. For further information concerning this order please call Dorset Highways Traffic Team on 01305 221020. Dated: 8 February 2018.
MIKE HARRIES, Director for Environment and the Economy, County Hall, Dorchester, Dorset DTI IXJ.