1998 No. 129
HIGHWAYS, ENGLAND AND WALES
The A5148 Trunk Road (Wall Island Improvement) Order 1998
22nd January 1998
Coming into force
12th February 1998
The Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions makes this Order in exercise of powers conferred by sections 10 and 41 of the Highways Act 1980(1) and now vested in him(2), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf:—
1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the A5148 Trunk Road (Wall Island Improvement) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 12th February 1998.
(2) In this Order all measurements of distance are measured along the route of the relevant highway.
2. The new highway (in this Order referred to as “the new trunk road”) which the Secretary of State proposes to construct along the route described in the Schedule to this Order shall become a trunk road from the date when this Order comes into force.
3. The centre line of the new trunk road is indicated by a heavy black line on the plan numbered HA 10/PS/200, marked “The A5148 Trunk Road (Wall Island Improvement) Order 1998”, signed by authority of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions and deposited at the Highways Agency, Project Services, Room 12/27, St. Christopher House, Southwark Street, London SE1 0TE.
4. The Secretary of State directs as respects any part of a highway which crosses the route of the new trunk road that—
(a)where the highway is maintainable at the public expense by a local highway authority, the part in question shall be maintained by that authority, and
(b)where the highway is not so maintainable and is not maintainable under a special enactment or by reason of tenure, enclosure or prescription, the Secretary of State shall be under no duty to maintain the part in question,
until, in either case, a date to be specified in a notice given by the Secretary of State to the highway authority for that highway. The date specified will not be later than the date on which the new trunk road is opened for traffic.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions
Divisional Director Highways Agency
22nd January 1998
THE SCHEDULERoute of the New Trunk Road
The route of the new trunk road is about 45 metres in length, starting from a point on the southern boundary (of the westbound carriageway) of the A5148 Trunk Road (which the Secretary of State proposes to improve) about 65 metres east of that carriageway’s junction with the existing Wall Island, and proceeding south-westwards to a point on the north-east side of a new roundabout (which the Secretary of State proposes to construct) at the southernmost junction of the A5 Trunk Road with the existing Wall Island, in the County of Staffordshire.
1980 c. 66.