The A303 Trunk Road (Sparkford To Ilchester Improvement And Slip Roads) (Detrunking) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-04-26

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1190

HIGHWAYS, ENGLAND AND WALES
The A303 Trunk Road (Sparkford To Ilchester Improvement And Slip Roads) (Detrunking) Order 1996

Made
26th April 1996

Coming into force
17th May 1996

The Secretary of State for Transport makes this Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 10 and 12 of the Highways Act 1980(1) and now vested in him(2), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf:

1.  This order may be cited as the A303 Trunk Road (Sparkford To Ilchester Improvement And Slip Roads) (Detrunking) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 17th May 1996.

2.  In this Order—

(i)“classified road” as a classification for a highway, means that the highway is not a principal road for the purposes of enactments or instruments which refer to highways classified as principal roads but is a classified road for the purpose of every enactment and instrument which refers to highways classified by the Secretary of State and which does not specifically refer to their classification as principal roads;

(ii)“the new trunk roads” means the new highways which the Secretary of State proposes to construct referred to in article 2 (ii) of the A303 Trunk Road (Sparkford To Ilchester Improvement And Slip Roads) Order 1996(3);

(iii)“principal road” as a classification for a highway, means that the highway is a principal road for the purposes of enactments and instruments which refer to highways classified as principal roads and is also classified for the purpose of every other enactment and instrument which refers to highways classified by the Secretary of State; and

(iv)“the trunk road” means the A303 Trunk Road.

3.  The lengths of the trunk road described in the Schedule to this Order shall cease to be trunk road. The length given the reference letter A shall be classified as a classified road and the length given the reference letter D shall be classified as a principal road as from the date on which the Secretary of State notifies the Somerset County Council that the new trunk roads are open for traffic.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

D W Ward
Director Southern Operations Division Road Programme Directorate Highways Agency
26th April 1996

THE SCHEDULELENGTHS OF THE TRUNK ROAD CEASING TO BE A TRUNK ROAD

The lengths of the trunk road ceasing to be a trunk road are situated between a point on the A303 Trunk Road approximately 48 metres east of its junction with the B3151 (Camel Cross) in the District of South Somerset in the County of Somerset to and including the Sparkford Roundabout in the said District and County, and are shown by broad black dashes of the plan numbered HA1/SWM/116, marked the A303 Trunk Road (Sparkford To Ilchester Improvement And Slip Roads) (Detrunking) Order 1996, signed by the authority of the Secretary of State for Transport and deposited at the Department of Transport, St Christopher House, Southwark Street, London SE1 0TE.
1.  That length of the trunk road from a point 48 metres east of its existing junction with the B3151 (Camel Cross) north eastwards for a distance of 300 metres in the said District and County given in the reference letter A on the deposited plan.

2.  That length of the trunk road from a point 348 metres east of its existing junction with the B3151 (Camel Cross) north eastwards to a point 82 metres west of its junction with Howell Hill/Steart Hill a distance of 940 metres in the said District and County given in the reference letter B on the deposited plan.

3.  That length of the trunk road from its junction with Howell Hill/Steart Hill a distance of 40 metres north eastwards in the said District and County given in the reference letter C on the deposited plan.

4.  That length of the trunk road from a point 20 metres west of Sparkford Roundabout eastwards through the circulatory carriageway for a distance of 92 metres in the said District and County given in the reference letter D on the deposited plan.

(1)
1980 c. 66.

(2)
S.I. 1981/128.

(3)
S.I. 1996/1191.
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