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Traffic Matters

Road Closure Update

Please find attached information that outlines the traffic management arrangements for a temporary road closure along Walcot Bridge To Walcot CrossroadsWalcot, Telford.

Balfour Beatty on behalf of Telford and Wrekin Council are planning to undertake Bridge Repair works. The work is set to commence on Monday 8th March 2021 and will last for a duration of 62 days with an end date of Saturday 8th May 2021. 

The diversion route for vehicles travelling in all directions will be signed on site

Please see our website for further details regarding this TTRO: https://www.telford.gov.uk/ttros

 

Speed Indicator Device

The Speed Indicator Device, owned by the Parish Council and purchased after securing funding from the Police Commissioners Office, is moved around the Parish at 7 locations every 2-3 weeks.

When a vehicle approaches the SID, and is exceeding the speed limit, the sign will be lit with a sign confirming the 30MPH limit.

We expect this reminder will help drivers be aware of their speed and be more considerate when passing through our villages.

More importantly, the SID records the number of vehicles which break the speed limit over a period. This data is used to assist in creating future traffic management policies.