ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 -SECTION 14(1)(b) M48 MOTORWAY (SEVERN BRIDGE WEIGHT)Notice ID: MF0237388
Department for Transport
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 -SECTION 14(1)(b) M48 MOTORWAY (SEVERN BRIDGE WEIGHT) (TEMPORARY RESTRICTION OF TRAFFIC) ORDER 2017
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Secretary of State for Transport has made an Order on 11 September 2017 in relation to the M48 motorway in South Gloucestershire, the County of Gloucestershire and the County of Monmouthshire because of the likelihood of danger to the public. The effect of the Order would be to restrict vehicles over 7.5 tonnes to the inside lane on the Severn Bridge.
The latest information on the M48 Severn Bridge crossing can be found on Severn River Crossing's website at www.severnbridge.co.uk The HGV restriction (which would not apply to emergency service vehicles) would be clearly indicated by traffic signs throughout the works. The Order will come into force on 18 September 2017 and have a maximum duration of 18 months. COPIES of the Statutory Instrument entitled 'The M48 Motorway (Severn Bridge Weight) (Temporary Restriction of Traffic) Order 2017' can be purchased either through booksellers or direct from Government bookshops (The Stationery Office).
D Hoggins Department for Transport Tyneside House, Skinnerburn Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 7AR.