Public notice

Traffic Regulation Order (TRO)

Temporary prohibition or restriction on roads

Order number: 168, 2023

Lower Dunton Road, Bulphan

1) The Borough Council of Thurrock, in exercise of their powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and all other powers, has made an Order the effect of which is to:

  • prohibit any vehicle travelling along Lower Dunton Road from its junction with North Hill for a distance of approximately 700m in a north direction

2) The purpose of the Order is to enable Virgin Media to carry out ducting work.

3) The alternative route for southbound vehicles is Doesgate Lane, Brentwood Road (A128) southbound, Orsett Cock interchange, Stanford Road (A1013) eastbound, Manorway Interchange, and North Hill (B1007) and vice versa for northbound vehicles. Access will be maintained for residents. Old Church Hill is not suitable for use as a diversion.

4) The Order will come into force on Monday 25 September 2023 at 10am and will remain in force daily between the hours of 10am and 5pm on Monday 25 September and then 8am and 5pm until Friday 6 October 2023 at 5pm. It only applies to those days and times when indicated on site by the presence of the appropriate traffic signs in accordance with The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016.

5) It is expected that the works will be completed within the above times, however the Order will continue in force for a period not exceeding 18 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is the sooner.

6) If the works are not completed within 18 months, the Order may be extended for a longer period with the approval of the Secretary of State.

Peter Wright, Strategic Lead – Highways Infrastructure
Publication date: 
Thursday 14 September 2023