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Portman Street, Taunton (Temporary Traffic Restrictions) Order 2021

Notice ID: BOU2122390

Notice effective from
24th June 2021 to 24th July 2021

Somerset County Council
Portman Street, Taunton (Temporary Traffic Restrictions) Order 2021

Somerset County Council in exercise of its powers under Section 14 (1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended, intends to make an Order, the effect of which will be to introduce temporary traffic restrictions as specified in the Schedules below.
This Order will come into operation on the 8th July 2021 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on the 16th July 2021 to the 20th July 2021 (overnight from 18:30 hours to 06:00 hours). The restrictions will only apply when indicated by traffic signs. This is to enable new ducting to be laid across the junction and to undertake resurfacing works. A copy of the draft Traffic Regulation Order and the associated plans can be examined at

For information of the alternative route, where applicable, visit

For information about the works being carried out please contact Richard Needs, Infrastructure Programme Group, Somerset County Council, by telephone on 01823 359470.
Patrick Flaherty, Chief Executive
Dated:  24th June 2021

Schedule 1
Temporary Prohibition of Vehicles
Portman Street, Taunton - From its junction with Kingston Road in an easterly direction for a distance of 5 metres
Schedule 2
Temporary Suspension of One Way
Portman Street, Taunton - For its entire length
Statement of reasons for making the Order
a) because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near the road
b) because of the likelihood of danger to the public, or of serious damage to the road, which is not attributable to such works
c) the date on which the order would come into force and its maximum duration


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Somerset County Council


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