The M48 Motorway (Severn Bridge Half Marathon) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) Order 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 1181
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 23/08/2019
 
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The M48 Motorway (Severn Bridge Half Marathon) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) Order 2019

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2019 No. 1181

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Road Traffic

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5 th August 2019

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23 rd August 2019

The Secretary of State, being the traffic authority for the M48 Motorway (“the M48”) and connecting roads, is satisfied that traffic on lengths of that motorway in South Gloucestershire, the County of Gloucestershire and the County of Monmouthshire should be prohibited for the purpose of facilitating the holding of a relevant event.

The Secretary of State is further satisfied that it is not reasonably practicable for the event to be held otherwise than on a road.

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 16 A(2)(a) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(1) , hereby makes the following Order:-

  1. This Order may be cited as the M48 Motorway (Severn Bridge Half Marathon) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) Order 2019 and shall come into force on 23 rd August 2019.

  2. In this Order:-

    “the M48” means (i) the westbound carriageway of the M48 over the Severn Bridge from the tip of the nosing of the westbound exit slip road at Junction 1 to the tip of the nosing of the westbound entry slip road at Junction 2; and (ii) the eastbound carriageway of the M48 over the Severn Bridge from the tip of the nosing of the eastbound exit slip road at Junction 2 to the tip of the nosing of the eastbound entry slip road at Junction 1;

    “the slip roads” mean (i) the eastbound entry slip road at M48 Junction 2; and (ii) the westbound entry slip road at M48 Junction 1;

    “the tip of the nosing” means the first point where an entry slip road joins the carriageway of a motorway or the last point where an exit slip road leaves the carriageway of a motorway;

    “event” means the Severn Bridge Half Marathon; and

    “the event period” means a period of 4 hours starting at 07.30...

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