THE FOLLOWING NOTICE IS POSTED ON BEHALF OF OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
Please note, if you wish to add your comments to the consultation on speed and weight restrictions please follow the links.
1. OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
(WITNEY AREA) (SPEED LIMITS) ORDER 20**
2. (OXFORDSHIRE 7.5 TONNE MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT RESTRICTION) (AMENDMENT No.6*) ORDER 20**
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Oxfordshire County Council proposes to make the above orders under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and all other enabling powers. The effect of the orders, in response to local development, to reduce HGV through traffic, and for road safety reasons is as follows:
1) To introduce 40mph speed limits on:
a) A4095 Curbridge Road from Deer Park roundabout to a point south of the A40 overbridge; and
a) Downs Road, from the existing 30mph limit near Witney Lakes Resort through to Main Road T-junction, Curbridge; and also the access link roads to/from the new (under construction) A40 roundabout;
2) To introduce a 50mph speed limit on:
a) the A40 dual-carriageway encompassing the areas of Downs Road overbridge and the new roundabout, a distance of approximately half a mile.
All the above lengths of road are currently subject to National speed limits.
3) To introduce a 7.5 tonne maximum weight restriction (except for access) on:
a) the B4047 Burford Road from Downs Road, Witney to the A40 Asthall roundabout; and
b) the B4477 Brize Norton Road, Minster Lovell from the B4047 Burford Road, southwards the A40 slip road.
The Oxfordshire County Council (Witney Area) (Speed Limits) Order 2017 will be revoked/replaced, and the Oxfordshire County Council (Oxfordshire 7.5 tonne Maximum Gross Weight Restriction) Order 2007, shall be further amended accordingly.
Documents giving more details of the proposals are available for public inspection online by visiting: https://consultations.oxfordshire.gov.uk, or in person at County Hall, Oxford, OX1 1ND, between 9am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday; and at and at WODC Town Centre Shop, 3 Welch Way, Witney, OX28 6JH, from 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Thursday, and from 9am to 5pm Fridays.
Objections to the proposal, specifying the grounds on which they are made and any other representations should be sent in writing to the address below no later than 04 May 2018. The County Council will consider objections and representations received in response to this Notice. They may be disseminated widely for these purposes and made available to the public.
Traffic Regulation Team (Ref: CM.12.6.185/302/410) for the Director for Communities, County Hall, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1ND