A27 TRUNK ROAD (PATCHAM - LEWES) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONSNotice ID: MF0243390
A27 TRUNK ROAD (PATCHAM - LEWES) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS
Notice is hereby given that Highways England Company Limited intends to make an Order on the A27 Trunk Road in the County of East Sussex, and the Unitary Authority of The City of Brighton and Hove, under Section 14(1)(a) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 because works are proposed to be executed on the road. The effect of the Order would be to, in phases:-
1. authorise the overnight closure of -
a) the eastbound carriageway of the A27 between the tip of the nosing of the exit slip road at Patcham Interchange (B2123) and a point 50 metres east of the centreline of the Housedean Farm access overbridge;
b) the westbound carriageway of the A27 between Ashcombe Roundabout (A277) and the entry slip road at Falmer
c) the slip roads leading to and from the eastbound carriageway of the A27 at
Falmer Interchange (B2123);
d) the slip road leading to the eastbound carriageway of the A27 at Patcham
e) the slip roads leading to and from the eastbound carriageway of the A27 at Stanmer Heights Junction;
f) the slip road leading to the eastbound carriageway of the A27 at Lewes Road
g) the road leading to the westbound carriageway of the A27 at Falmer
h) the dedicated slip road connecting to the westbound entry slip road from the southbound carriageway of the B2123 at
Falmer Interchange (B2123);
i) the footpath adjacent to the eastbound A27 between car park 5 at the University of Sussex Sports Centre and Knights Gate Road, including the connecting path from Southern Ring Road;
j) the foot path adjacent to the eastbound
A27 between Falmer Junction (B2123)
(at its junction with Ridge Road) and Ashcombe Roundabout (A277); and k) the foot path adjacent to the westbound A27 between Ashcombe Roundabout
(A277) and Falmer Junction (B2123).
2. authorise the 24 hour closure of the lay-bys adjacent to the carriageway -
a) between points 300 metres and 520 metres west of Housedean Farm Access Bridge on the eastbound carriageway;
b) between points 450 metres and 565 metres east of Housedean Farm Access Bridge on the westbound carriageway;
c) between points 350 metres and 380 metres east of the tip of the nosing of the exit slip road of the westbound carriageway at
Falmer Junction (B2123); and
d) between points 380 metres and 550 metres south of the entry slip road on the eastbound carriageway at Stanmer Heights Junction.
3. impose an overnight 40mph speed limit on the westbound carriageway of the A27 between a point a point 245 metres west of the centreline of the Housedean Farm access overbridge and a point 30 metres east of the centreline of the A270 underbridge.
These measures would be in the interests of road
safety while contractors undertake carriageway
works and all associated works.
It is expected that the work would last for
approximately 2 weeks starting on or after
Monday 13th November 2017. The overnight
closures would take place between 20:00 and
06:00 (maximum period).
The Order would come into force on
11th November 2017 and have a maximum
duration of eighteen months.
Traffic affected by the closures would be diverted
using other junctions of the A27, or the A23, A26,
A259 and Coldean Lane. The diversion route would vary depending on the closure in place. The East Sussex (Peacehaven and Telscombe Cliffs Town Zone and cordon) (7.5 Tonne Weight Restriction) Order 1993 would be suspended overnight during the works as described above. Access to and from premises accessible from, and only from, the carriageways described in 1. above would be permitted by escort. The temporary speed limit, closures and diversion routes would be clearly indicated by traffic signs when they are in operation during the works period.
M Taylor, an Official of Highways England Co Ltd. Ref: HE/SE/2017/A27/186 Highways England Company Limited, (Company No. 9346363). Registered Office: Bridge House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LZ. A company registered in England and Wales.
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