Temporary Closing of B1037 (Unnamed Road) and Warren Lane, Cottered

NOTICE is given that Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all vehicular traffic from using the following lengths of roads (“the Roads”), except for access:-

  1. that length of B1037 (unnamed road), Cottered from its junction with Warren Lane south westwards for a distance of approximately 55 metres.

An alternative route will be via B1037 (unnamed road), A507 (Baldock Road/unnamed road/Clothall Road), B656 Whitehorse Street, B197 (High Street/London Road), A505 Baldock Bypass, B197 (Jacks Hill/High Street/Graveley Road), A602 Hitchin Road, A1072 Martins Way, A1055 Verity Way and B1037 (Fairlands Way/Stevenage Road/High Street/ White Hill/unnamed road).

  1. that length of Warren Lane, Cottered from its junction with B1037 (unnamed road) south eastwards for a distance of approximately 73 metres.

There is no alternative route available for vehicles when the works are being carried out. However vehicular access to properties in this road will be maintained whenever possible throughout the duration of the works.

The Order is needed because water service connection works are proposed to be executed on or near the Roads.

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 25 April 2022 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Roads.