The A5 Trunk Road (Wall Island Improvement) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-01-22

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 127

HIGHWAYS, ENGLAND AND WALES
The A5 Trunk Road (Wall Island Improvement) Order 1998

Made
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 A5 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 routes 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/199, marked “The A5 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 the 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

Derek Oddy
Divisional Director, Highways Agency
22nd January 1998

SCHEDULERoutes of the New Trunk Road

1.  The new trunk road consists of two lengths of road described in paragraphs 2 and 3 of this Schedule.

2.  The route of one length of the new trunk road is about 320 metres long from a point 25 metres south of its westbound entry to the existing Wall Island Roundabout generally north-westwards and finishing at a point 310 metres west of the said entry, in the County of Staffordshire.

3.  The route of the other new trunk road is from a point 80 metres south of the A5127 entry to the existing Wall Island Roundabout southwards for a distance of 110 metres in the County of Staffordshire.

(1)
1980 c. 66.

(2)
S.I. 1981/238.
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