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ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14. THE A168 TRUNK ROAD (TOPCLIFFE ROAD INTERCHANGE TO ASENBY INTERCHANGE) (TEMPORARY RESTRICTION AND

Notice ID: MF0217161

Notice effective from
23rd May 2017 to 22nd June 2017

highways england
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14. THE A168 TRUNK ROAD (TOPCLIFFE ROAD INTERCHANGE TO ASENBY INTERCHANGE) (TEMPORARY RESTRICTION AND
PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Highways England Company Limited intends to make an Order on the A168 Trunk Road, in the District of Hambleton, to enable carriageway resurfacing works to be carried out in safety. The works are expected to start at 8pm on Friday 16 June 2017 for 3 weeks, or until completed. The effect of the Order will be to close to all traffic, at times during the works, the A168:
(i) northbound carriageway from 1260 metres south of Asenby Interchange overbridge to 300 metres north of the A167 Topcliffe Interchange overbridge, a distance of 2810 metres; during which times traffic will be diverted onto the opposite carriageway using a contraflow system;

(ii) southbound carriageway from 300 metres north of Topcliffe Interchange overbridge to 1260 metres south of Asenby Interchange overbridge, a distance of 2810 metres; during which times traffic will be diverted onto the opposite carriageway using

a contraflow system;
(iii) northbound exit and southbound entry slip roads at Topcliffe Interchange; and

(iv) southbound entry slip road at Asenby Interchange.

During the closures suitably signed alternative routes will be available. It will be necessary to impose, at times during the works, a temporary 50mph speed restriction on the A168:
(i) northbound carriageway from 2830 metres south of Asenby Interchange overbridge to 600 metres north of Topcliffe Interchange overbridge, a distance of 4680 metres; and

(ii) southbound carriageway from 2320 metres north of Topcliffe Interchange overbridge to 1360 metres south of Asenby Interchange overbridge, a distance of 4930 metres;

(iii) northbound and southbound entry and exit slip roads at Topcliffe Interchange; and

(iv) northbound exit and southbound entry slip roads at Asenby Interchange.

It will also be necessary, at times during the works, to:
(i) close the gaps in the A168 central reservation between Topcliffe Interchange and the B1448 Topcliffe Road Interchange;

(ii) close the layby adjacent to the A168 northbound carriageway approximately 400 metres south of Asenby Interchange overbridge; and

(iii) close the laybys adjacent to the A168 southbound carriageway approximately 1350 metres south and approximately 150 metres north of Asenby Interchange overbridge.

Traffic management will be in force 24 hours a day and traffic signs will indicate the extent of the restrictions (which will not apply to emergency service vehicles or special forces vehicles) and prohibitions (which will not apply to emergency service vehicles or vehicles being used in connection with the said works or for winter maintenance or traffic officer purposes). Access will be maintained at all times to premises and property which are accessible from, and only from, the A168. The Order comes into force on 15 June 2017 and has a maximum duration of eighteen months. The contact for any further information about this notice is Jill Thornhill, telephone: 0300 470 2593, e-mail: jill.thornhill@highwaysengland.co.uk
Emma Steele, Highways England, 3 South, Lateral, 8 City Walk, Leeds, LS11 9AT

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