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Porters Road, Temporary Closure

Notice ID: BOU2346911

Notice effective from
1st March 2022 to 31st March 2022

Somerset County Council Districts of Sedgemoor and Somerset West and Taunton Parishes of Thurloxton and Creech St Michael

Temporary Closure of Porters Road Somerset County Council in exercise of its powers under Section 14 (1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended, have made an Order prohibiting all traffic from proceeding along Porters Road - from the junction with Mill Lane, southwards for a total distance of 369 metres. This Order will enable Rural Optic Infrastructure Limited on behalf of BT to carry out cabling, splicing and potential civils on BT poles. The Order becomes effective on 1st March 2022 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 11th March 2022 and last until 16th March 2022 between the hours of 08:00 - 17:00 for a total of 4 days (excluding the weekend). Please visit

for further information on the alternative route. The works promoter will contact residents and businesses directly to discuss access arrangements. Please note that should you require to view a closure which is more than two weeks ahead, you will need to register for free with One.Network. For information about the works being carried out please contact Rural Optic Infrastructure Limited on telephone number 01905 676121 quoting reference number ttro478388.

Patrick Flaherty, Chief Executive Dated: 1st March 2022 Statement of Reasons for making the Order

a) because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near the road; or

b) because of the likelihood of danger to the public, or of serious damage to the road, which is not attributable to such works.


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Somerset County Council


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