Highways

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Highways Agency

Department for Transport

HIGHWAYS ACT 1980
THE A419 TRUNK ROAD (BLUNSDON BYPASS AND SLIP ROADS) ORDER 2006 NO 1545
THE A419 TRUNK ROAD (BLUNSDON BYPASS AND SLIP ROADS) (DETRUNKING) ORDER 2006 NO 1546
THE A419 TRUNK ROAD (BLUNSDON BYPASS AND SLIP ROADS) (SIDE ROADS) ORDER 2006

The Secretary of State for Transport hereby gives notice that he has made the following Orders: 1. An Order under sections 10 and 41 of the Highways Act 1980, entitled The A419 Trunk Road (Blunsdon Bypass and Slip Roads) Order 2006 No 1545, which provides that roads which he proposes to construct along the following routes shall become trunk roads from the date when the Order comes into force: (a) a route (“the main route”) about 3.26 kilometres (2.03 miles) in length, from a point on the existing A419 trunk road about 293 metres (320 yards) north-east of its junction with Front Lane to a point on the existing A419 trunk road about 490 metres (536 yards) south-west of the centre of the roundabout at Turnpike Junction; and (b) four routes for Slip Roads to connect the new A419 trunk road with new highways and the local road network. 2. An Order under Sections 10 and 12 of the Highways Act 1980, entitled The A419 Trunk Road (Blunsdon Bypass and Slip Roads) (Detrunking) Order 2006 No 1546, which provides that a length of the Trunk Road to be superseded by the new trunk road on the main route shall cease to be a trunk road and shall be classified as a classified road from the date on which the Secretary of State notifies the Borough of Swindon (who will become the highway authority responsible for that length) that the new trunk road on the main route is open for traffic. 3. An Order under sections 12, 14 and 125 of the Highways Act 1980, in relation to the A419 Trunk Road and the new trunk road to be constructed by him between north of Front Lane and south of Turnpike Roundabout in the County of Wiltshire. This Order is entitled The A419 Trunk Road (Blunsdon Bypass and Slip Roads) (Side Roads) Order 2006: (1) authorises him to: (a) improve highways, (b) stop-up highways, (c) construct new highways, (d) stop-up private means of access to premises, (e) provide new means of access to premises, all in the vicinity of the A419 trunk road or the new trunk roads mentioned above; and (2) provides for the transfer of each new highway to the Borough of Swindon as highway authority as from the date on which he notifies them that it has been completed and is open for traffic. Copies of each Order and the plan(s) referred to in it have been deposited at the Highways Agency, Major Projects National, Zone 2/26h, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6HA; Swindon Borough Council, Civic Offices, Euclid Street, Swindon SN1 2HJ; Swindon Borough Council, Premier House, Station Road, Swindon SN1 1TZ; North Swindon Library, Orbital Retail Park, Thamesdown Drive, Swindon SN25 4AN; Liden Library, Barrington Close, Liden, Swindon SN3 6HF and the Blunsdon House Hotel, Blunsdon, Swindon SN26 7AS where they are open to inspection, free of charge, at all reasonable hours. Copies of the Orders number 1 and 2 above can be purchased through booksellers or direct from government bookshops (The Stationery Office). They are respectively numbered ISBN 0-11-074743-7 and ISBN 0-11-074744-5 and priced at £3.00 each. Copies of the Order numbered 3 above can be obtained from the Highways Agency, Major Projects National, Zone 2/26h, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6HA. Any person aggrieved by an Order mentioned in this notice who desires to question its validity, or the validity of any provision in it, on the ground that: (a) it is not within the powers of the Highways Act 1980, or (b) any requirement of that Act or of regulations made under that Act has not been complied with in relation to that Order, may apply to the High Court within 6 weeks from the date of first publication of this notice. On such an application, the Court may suspend or quash that Order or any provision in it. The contact for further information on this matter is Neil Chapman, Highways Agency, Zone 2/26H, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol BSI 6HA, Telephone: 0117 372 8007, e-mail: neil.chapman@highways.gsi.gov.uk D Mills, a Principal Officer in Major Projects National Highways Agency. 6 July 2006.