The A483 Trunk Road (Junction 1 (Ruabon Interchange) to the Wales/England Border, Wrexham County Borough) (Temporary Traffic Prohibitions and Restrictions) Order 2020

Publication Date:January 01, 2020
 
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2020No. 349 (W. 79)

ROAD TRAFFIC, WALES

The A483 Trunk Road (Junction 1 (Ruabon Interchange) to the Wales/England Border, Wrexham County Borough) (Temporary Traffic Prohibitions and Restrictions) Order 2020

Made26March2020

Coming into force31March2020

The Welsh Ministers, as traffic authority for the relevant length of the A483 trunk road, are satisfied that traffic on specified lengths of the trunk road should be prohibited and/or restricted because of works proposed on or near the road.

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 A483 Trunk Road (Junction 1 (Ruabon Interchange) to the Wales/England Border, Wrexham County Borough) (Temporary Traffic Prohibitions and Restrictions) Order 2020 and it comes into force on 31 March 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” (“y gefnffordd”) means the A483 Swansea to Manchester Trunk Road;

“works period”(“cyfnod y gwaith”) means intermittent periods commencing at 00:01 hours on 31 March 2020 and ending when the temporary traffic signs for each period of work 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 road specified in the Schedule to this Order.

4. No person may, during the works period, ride any pedal cycle on the lengths of the trunk road specified in the Schedule to this Order.

5. No person may, during the...

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