Public notice


Details of a temporary road closure to allow for overnight S278 surfacing works.











Highways – Temporary Road Closure from Hart District Council in Hart area

Notice is hereby given that Hart District Council pursuant to arrangements made under Section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 with Hampshire County Council in exercise of the powers of the said County Council and in exercise of the powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 ("the Act"), and of all other enabling powers, proposes to make the following Order:-

Reason for Order: The Council are satisfied that traffic on the road should be restricted or prohibited because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near the road.

Effect of Order:

All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along that length of Hitches Lane from the roundabout outside Calthorpe Park School to its junction with Pilcot Road, as indicated by traffic signs. The closure is necessary on safety grounds to allow for highway 278 surfacing works by Walker Construction Ltd.

This Order may be cited as "The Hart District Council (Temporary Road Closure) (Hitches Lane, Crookham Village) Order 2019".

Duration of Closure:

From 23rd August 2019 for a period of 6 months or until the works are completed, whichever is the sooner. (Notwithstanding the above it is expected that the closure will be required for no longer than two days – overnight from 8pm 23rd Aug to 5am 24th Aug). The closure will be continuously enforced during the period specified.

Reasonable facilities will be provided to allow access to adjacent premises while the work is being carried out.

Alternative Route: From the northern point of closure via Hitches Lane, Reading Road North, Crookham Road and The Street to southern point of closure and vice versa, as indicated by traffic signs.

If you have any queries regarding the above please contact Walker Construction (UK) Limited on 01303 259439 or Hampshire County Council on 0300 555 1388.

John Elson, Head of Technical Services & Environmental Maintenance, Hart District Council

Date: Friday 9th August 2019


Infrastructure Team Technical Services Hart District Council