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DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL
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Durham County Council

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Notice effective from
14th April 2016, 00:51 to 14th May 2016, 00:51

(BRACKENDALE ROAD, BELMONT) (TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE) ORDER 2016
The Council, on 07.04.16 made an Order under Section 14 (1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, as amended, to close to all vehicular traffic an 80m length of Brackendale Road that extends southwards from its junction with Broomside Lane, Belmont (except for access to up to property no.6 from the northern side and to property no.8 from the southern side) to enable new sewer installation works to be undertaken. The maximum duration of the temporary closure under the Order is 18 months and is required from Mon 18.04.16 and for the duration of the works, anticipated to be 4 weeks. Alternative route: from the northern side of the closure from Broomside Lane westerly and turning southerly onto The Links and easterly on Brackendale Road to the southern side of the closure and vice versa.
(A690 GILESGATE ROUNDABOUT, DURHAM CITY) (TEMPORARY ROAD & FOOTBRIDGE CLOSURE) ORDER 2016
The Council, on 07.04.16 made an Order under Section 14 (1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, as amended, to close to: Vehicular traffic: (1) A 1.73kmlength of A690 westbound carriageway between its junctions with the off slip to C13 Belmont Interchange (Broomside Lane) and Gilesgate Roundabout, and incorporating the Broomside Lane -A690 westbound on-slip;
(2) A 2.17km length of A690 eastbound carriageway between its junctions with Leazes Bowl Roundabout and offslip road C13 Belmont Interchange (Broomside Lane); (3) A 40m length of Gilesgate that extends westerly from Gilesgate Roundabout to the junction with Leazes Lane (adj. Gilesgate Medical Centre); (4) The northern section of Gilesgate Roundabout between its junctions with A690 Leazes Road eastbound entry to its junction with, and including a 40m length of A181 exit from Gilesgate Roundabout; and (5) The southern side of Gilesgate Roundabout incorporating a 30m length ofA181 and extending to the western side ofthe Roundabout onto A690 Leazes Road. Pedestrian Traffic: (6) A 95m length of Carrville Link Footbridge that crosses A690 east of Gilesgate Roundabout, by reason of carriageway resurfacing and bridge works to be undertaken. It will be necessary to suspend the County of Durham (Unclassified Station Lane, Gilesgate) (one­way Traffic) Order 2004 to allow traffic to egress Station Lane onto A181 Gilesgate Bank. The maximum duration of the temporary closure under the Order is 18 months and is required between 8.00pm & 6.00am, Sun.-Thurs* from 17.04.16 and for the duration of the works anticipated to

be over a 3 week period. The closures in 1-4 & 6 are scheduled for 17/4-21/4, & 24/4-28/4 with the regulations in 1 & 5 required additionally 01/5 - 05/5. * Some works may also be undertaken on a Sunday and will be clearly signed on site as required. An alternative route will be available to vehicular traffic from: (1) Eastern side of the closure from A690 westbound via C13 Belmont Interchange off-slip south easterly on C13 Broomside Lane, turning southerly towards Durham City Retail Park and continuing westerly on Alma Place and Sunderland Road to the western side of the closure. (2) Western side of the closure from A690 Leazes Bowl Roundabout (for NON-HGV traffic) southerly via New Elvet and continuing on Church Street to 'New Inn' traffic signals and turning easterly along A177 Stockton Road and continuing south easterly to Low Shincliffe then easterly on B1198 Mill Lane to Sherburn House then north westerly and westerly on A181 then northerly on Dragon Lane to Sunderland Road / Alma Place then north easterly to Broomside Lane then westerly onto A690 to A1(M) Junction 62 to the eastern side of the closure.
(3) Western side of the closure easterly via Gilesgate and Claypath to Leazes Bowl Roundabout to follow the diversion in 2. (4) As diversion in 2. above. (5) Eastern side of the closure, westerly via A181 Gilesgate and Sherburn Road onto the diversion in 2. HGV diversions will be signposted (to avoid 7.5 T weight limit in Durham) via either: (a) A167 north to Chester le Street Blind Lane Interchange (Junction 63) then southwards via A1(M) to Junction 62, Carrville then south westerly along A690 to the diversion in 2. above, and vice versa or (b) A167 south to Thinford then easterly and north easterly via A688 to Junction 61 then northwards on A1(M) to Junction 62, Carrville then south westerly along A690 to the diversion in 2. above and vice versa. (6) From the northern side ofthe closure via the associated footway ofA690, crossing Gilesgate and via Leazes Footbridge to the southern side of Leazes Road and via the crossing point on A181 Gilesgate Bank, following the northern footway of Gilesgate easterly to no. 87 then turning northerly on the footpath adjacent West View onto Footpath No. 73 leading toward Heaviside Place to the southern side of the closure, and vice versa.

However, on rare occasions, alternative dates for the above 2 closures may be necessary and these will be signed accordingly. Dated: 14 April 2016
Colette Longbottom Head of Legal & Democratic Services County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL

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