Temporary Closure of Various Roads, Okeford Fitzpaine

DORSET COUNCIL has made an Order under Section 14 [1] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, as amended. All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along Various Roads, Okeford Fitzpaine as listed:
  • The Cross, Okeford Fitzpaine from outside Okeford Village Stores to the junction with Greenhayes;
  • Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine from the junction with Greenhayes to Fitzpaine Avenue.

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 13th November 2023 and will remain in force for 18 months, however it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 22nd December 2023.
This Order will enable SGN safe access to replace a gas main.
An alternative vehicular route will be signed using Castle Lane, A357, Poplar Hill, Shillingstone Lane and vice versa.
A hard closure will be place outside Maple Cottage and access will be maintained from the western side of the closure for residents and businesses within the closed stretch of road.
If you would like further information about the work being undertaken and access arrangements, please call SGN on 07974 091868.
To discuss this Order, call Dorset Highways Traffic Team on 01305 221020 or email trafficteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.

Find this information online at dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/roadworks-events.
30th October 2023
JOHN SELLGREN, Executive Director of Place, Dorset Council, County Hall, Dorchester DT1 1XJ. 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.
Fileref. TJF.164.23 | Application ref. 1229193