THE WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL (BARN END ROAD & ORTON ROAD, WARTON) (30 MPH SPEED LIMIT) ORDER 2016

Warwickshire County Council propose to make the above Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 the effect of which will be to impose a     30 mph speed limit on the length of road mentioned in the Schedule below.

A copy of the proposed Order, together with a plan showing the length of road affected and a statement of the Council’s reasons for proposing to make the Order, may be inspected at the Main Reception, Shire Hall, Market Place, Warwick, at the North Warwickshire Borough Council, The Council House, South Street, Atherstone, CV9 1BD and at the Public Library, Bridge Street, Polesworth, Tamworth, B78 1DT during usual opening hours.

Any enquiries relating to the proposals may be made to Debbie Poynton, Communities Group, Warwickshire County Council (telephone number: 01926 412076).

Any objections to the proposals, which must be in writing and specify the grounds on which they are made, should be addressed to Debbie Poynton, Communities Group, PO Box 43, Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4SX. (Objections, and the name of the objector, will normally be treated as public information and may be published.) Objections must be sent so as to be received by 7 October 2016.

 STATEMENT OF REASONS

 1.1 Warwickshire County Council is proposing to reduce the existing 60 mph speed limit on Barn End Road & Orton Road for a short length to a 30 mph speed limit on the approach to the crossroads. This will provide a buffer on the approach to the village in the vicinity of the crossroads and reduce vehicle speeds.

1.2 The scheme will involve the use of speed reducing traffic signs and road markings.

1.3 New speed limits with reduced vehicle speeds will help improve the environment for residents, pedestrians and cyclists.

SCHEDULE

(30 mph Speed Limit) 

  1. Barn End Road

That length of Barn End Road from its junction with Orton Road in a south westerly direction for a distance of 70 metres.

  1. Orton Road 

That length of Orton Road from its junction with Barn End Road in a westerly direction for a distance of 50 metres.

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