DORSET COUNTY COUNCIL has issued a Notice under Section 14  of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along LOWER STREET, WITCHAMPTON from the junction with the Access to Malthouse Barn, to approximately outside 1, Lower Street, Witchampton, a distance of approximately 140 metres. 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. It will come into operation on the 11th February 2019 and remain in force for 21 days. However it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 22nd February 2019.
This Notice will enable Wessex Water safe access to carry out ground investigation work in the highway. The alternative route which will be sign posted is as follows: Dark Lane – Pound Hill. The reverse route applies.
If you would like further information about the work being undertaken, and access arrangements please call Wessex Water on 0345 600 4 600. For the information concerning this notice please call Dorset Highways’ Traffic Team on 01305 221020.
Any person who uses or permits the use of a vehicle in contravention of the order will be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1000.