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Church Lane and Drakes Close, Temporary Road Closures due to Pipe Relay Works

Notice ID: BOU2477744

Notice effective from
4th August 2022 to 3rd September 2022

Somerset County Council
District of Somerset West and Taunton
Parish of Ruishton
Temporary Closure of Church Lane and Drakes Close

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: Church Lane from the junction with Ruishton Lane northwards for its entirety, a distance of 140 metres; and Drakes Close from the junction with Church Lane for its entirety, a distance of 100 metres. A total distance of 240 metres. This Order will enable Wessex Water to carry out replacement communication pipe relay works.

The Order becomes effective on 4th August 2022 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 8th August 2022 and last until 19th August 2022 between the hours of 00:00 - 23:59 for a total of 12 days.

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 Wessex Water on telephone number 0345 600 4600 quoting reference number ttro591030TD - Church Lane and Drakes Close, Ruishton.

Patrick Flaherty, Chief Executive
Dated: 4th August 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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