|Road closures in Clare commencing 18th June
Suffolk County Council Highways have now provided some more information regarding the road closures. The information previously published by Clare Town Council (gleaned from the meeting on Tuesday) was sent to Highways requesting confirmation. The bulletpoints below have been amended and confirmed (amendments in bold).
- There will be a rolling
programme of road closures within Clare as re-surfacing work takes
- The map indicates the likely
phases of resurfacing starting on Wednesday 18th June.
- No work will take place
on Saturday or Sunday.
- The red bars on the maps
indicate barrier points, some of which will be manned to allow
- All vehicles must be
removed from the roads and some of
the parking areas as the edge of the road will need to be re-laid.
- All pavements will
remain open, however it might be
difficult to get along some of the narrower ones.
- Road closures notices
will be placed at Long Melford and Baythorne Bridge and in Haverhill.
- Traffic will move freely
from early am until 2pm.
- From 2pm only essential
traffic will be allowed to pass the working vehicles – by ‘essential traffic’ Suffolk County
Council Highways mean buses, school transport and for access purposes. It
will be a rough surface with raised ironworks and could be on either side
of the road.
- From 6.15pm some access will be available for ‘residential
vehicles’ but they may have to wait or drive the other way and find an
- Refuse collections
should be unaffected, as will be public and school bus services. As long as all these vehicles are
before 18:15 - some commercial refuse collection may be different.
- There is no information
currently as to whether the country park parking will be free for the
- The road closures are
the responsibility of Suffolk County Council and its contractor.
The road closures and maps provided by Suffolk County Council Highways can be seen here: http://www.clare-uk.com/userdata/files/clare_road_closures_june_2014.docx
All enquires should be directed
Story By: Town Clerk
Date : 12-06-2014