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TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AND ROAD CLOSURE FLYING SCOTSMAN EVENT 22 - 26 MARCH 2019

Published: March 13, 2019

Flying Scotsman Event Friday 22nd March - Tuesday 26th March

During the Flying Scotsman Event:

[A]  Impose a temporary suspension on part of the coach drop off / pick up bay on the southern side of Gilbert Road from the western end of the taxi rank, westwards for a distance of approximately 60 metres.
 
[B] Close Northbrook Road between its junctions with Court Road and Gilbert Road, a distance of approximately 60 metres.
 
[C]  Impose a clearway on both sides of the A351 in the vicinity of Afflington road bridge, for a distance of approximately 200 metres.

The reasons for these conditions are:
 
[A]  to provide a safe passenger waiting area, and prevent overcrowding on the public highway;
 
[B]  to provide a safe area for pedestrians.  It is anticipated that pedestrians will congregate on this bridge to view the Flying Scotsman as it enters and leaves Swanage Station;
 
[C]  to prevent vehicles stopping on the A351 and causing an obstruction / hazard to other highway users.
 

Download the Dorset County Council Temporary Traffic Management Notice here