The A40/A449 Trunk Roads (West of Glangrwyney, Powys to Raglan, Monmouthshire & Raglan to the Wales/England Border, Monmouthshire) (Temporary Traffic Prohibitions & Restrictions) Order 2020

Publication Date:January 01, 2020
 
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2020No. 467 (W. 107)

ROAD TRAFFIC, WALES

The A40/A449 Trunk Roads (West of Glangrwyney, Powys to Raglan, Monmouthshire & Raglan to the Wales/England Border, Monmouthshire) (Temporary Traffic Prohibitions & Restrictions) Order 2020

Made28April2020

Coming into force5May2020

The Welsh Ministers, as traffic authority for the A40 trunk road and the relevant length of the A40/A449 trunk road, are satisfied that traffic on specified lengths of the trunk roads should be prohibited and/or restricted because of works proposed on or near the roads.

The Welsh Ministers, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 14(1), (4) and (7) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984( 1), make this Order.

Title, Commencement and Interpretation

1. The title of this Order is the A40/A449 Trunk Roads (West of Glangrwyney, Powys to Raglan, Monmouthshire & Raglan to the Wales/England Border, Monmouthshire) (Temporary Traffic Prohibitions & Restrictions) Order 2020 and it comes into force on 5 May 2020.

2. In this Order—

“exempted vehicle”(“cerbyd esempt”) means:

(a) any vehicle being used for the purposes described in section 87 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984( 2); and

(b) any vehicle being used for naval, military or air force purposes and being driven by a person for the time being subject to the orders of a member of the armed forces of the Crown, who is a member of the special forces—

(i) in response, or for practice in responding, to a national security emergency by a person who has been trained in driving at high speeds; or

(ii) for the purpose of training a person in driving vehicles at high speeds;

“special forces”(“lluoedd arbennig”) means those units of the armed forces the maintenance of whose capabilities is the responsibility of the Director of Special Forces or which are for the time being subject to the operational command of that Director;

“the trunk road(s)”(“y gefnffordd/cefnffyrdd”) means the A40/A449 Newport to Worcester Trunk Road and the A40 Raglan to Llandovery Trunk Road;

“works period”(“cyfnod y gwaith”) means intermittent periods commencing at 20:00 hours on 5 May 2020 and ending when the temporary traffic signs for each period of works are permanently removed.

Prohibitions and Restrictions

3. No person may, during the works period, drive any vehicle, other than an exempted vehicle, on the lengths of the trunk roads specified in Schedule 1 to this Order.

4. No person may, during the works period, drive any motor vehicle at a speed exceeding 50 miles per hour on the lengths of the trunk road specified in Schedules 2 and 5 to this Order.

5. No person may, during the works period, drive any motor vehicle at a speed exceeding 40 miles per hour on the lengths of the trunk road specified in Schedules 3, 5 and 6 to this Order.

6. No person may, during the works period, drive any motor vehicle at a speed exceeding 10 miles per hour on the lengths of the trunk road specified in Schedules 4, 5 and 6 to this Order.

7. No person may, during the works period, use or permit the use of a vehicle, other than an exempted vehicle, in such a way that it overtakes any other vehicle on the lengths of the trunk road specified in Schedules 4, 5 and 6 to this Order during such times as the restriction referred to in article 6 is in operation.

Application

8.—(1) The prohibitions and restrictions in articles 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 apply only during such times and to...

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