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Traffic Regulation Orders

A Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) is a legal order. It enables the county council, as the highway authority, to manage traffic in the county. Examples of TROs includes parking restrictions, speed limits, one-way streets, weight restrictions, no right/left turns and loading bays. The following is a list of recent traffic regulation order proposals which are currently under consultation. Please forward any comments or objections by email.

Current Traffic Regulation Orders under consultation

TRAF/7785 Proposed Prohibition of Motor Vehicles, Fairmead Road, Waltham Abbey

This proposal is to introduce a permanent Prohibition of Motor Vehicles to replace the experimental order that was in place and finished in October 2021.

Plan Intention Notice Draft Order Statement of Reasons Closing Date: 18 February 2022

TRAF/7743 - Refurbishment of Traffic Signals, St Botolphs Street and Osborne Street Junction, Colchester

This proposal is for the Refurbishment of Traffic Signals on Existing Pedestrian Crossings at the Junction of St Botolphs Street with Osborne Street, in Colchester.

Plans Intention Notice Statement of Reasons     Closing Date: 18 February 2022 

TRAF/7771 - 30MPH Speed Limit  - A113 (London Road), Abridge, Lambourne

This proposal is to introduce a 30MPH speed limit on a length of London Road, Lambourne in the District of Epping Forest

TRAF/7782 - Proposed 40mph Speed Limit on A1245 Chelmsford Road, Rayleigh, Rochford.

This proposal is to introduce a 40mph Speed Limit on A1245 Chelmsford Road, Rayleigh, in the District of Rochford (an existing derestricted road).

Plan Intention Notice Statement of Reasons Draft Order Closing Date: 18 February 2022

TRAF/7783 Proposed Revocation of 3 Tonne Weight Limit Order, Lexden Bridge, Spring Lane, Colchester

This proposal is to revoke the current 3 tonne weight limit order which is in place on Lexden Bridge, Spring Lane in the City of Colchester

TRAF/7775 Proposed 'One Way' Restriction on St. Nicholas Street, Colchester

This proposal is to introduce a 'One Way' Restriction with the exception of Pedal Cycles' on St.Nicholas Street, in the Borough of Colchester.

Plan Intention Notice Statement of Reasons Draft Order Closing Date: 11 February 2022

TRAF/7770 Proposed 'Bus Gate' on Porter Way, Witham, and Proposed 'Prohibition of Left-Hand Turn' and 'Right-Hand Turn' Restrictions on Allectus Way, Witham, and Proposed 'Prohibition of Entry' Restriction on Porter Way, Witham, and Proposed 'No Stopping at Any Time' Restrictions on Allectus Way, Witham, in the District of Braintree

This proposal is to introduce a Bus Gate on Porter Way, Witham, to introduce 'Prohibition of Left-Hand Turn' and 'Prohibition of Right-Hand Turn' restrictions on Allectus Way, Witham, to introduce 'Prohibition of Entry' restriction on Porter Way, Witham and to introduce 'No Stopping at Any Time' restrictions on Allectus Way, Witham, in the District of Braintree. 

TRAF/7612 Proposed 'No Waiting at Any Time' Restrictions, Churchill Avenue, Fryern, Basildon

This proposal is to introduce 'No Waiting at Any Time' on Churchill Avenue, Fryern in the Borough of Basildon

TRAF/7768 Proposed 20mph Speed Limit Zone, Development known as College Gardens, Rocheway, Rochford

This proposal is to introduce a 20mph speed zone in the new development known as College Gardens, Rocheway in the City of Rochford

Plan Intention Notice Draft Order Statement of Reasons Closing Date: 11 February 2022

TRAF/7750 Revocation of Seasonal Prohibition of Driving Order, Delfits Lane, Uttlesford

This proposal is to revocate the Seasonal Prohition of Driving Order on Byway 24 Broxted, Byway 99 Thaxted and Byway 22 Tilty, Delfits Lane in the District of Uttlesford

Plan Intention Notice Draft Order Statement of Reasons Closing Date: 11 February 2022

TRAF/7760 - Proposed Width Restriction on Various Roads, Elsenham, Ugley, and Stansted Mountfitchet, Uttlesford.

This proposal is to revoke the existing 1978 Order, and implement a Width Restriction on the following lengths of road in the Parish of Elsenham: New Road and Alsa Gardens, in the Parish of Ugley: Pound Lane, Snakes Lane, Bedwell Road, Patmore End and Dellows Lane, and in the Parish of Stansted Mountfitchet: Alsa Street, in the District of Uttlesford.

TRAF/7557 - Proposed Prohibition of No Entry, B1389 Hatfield Road, Witham

This proposal is to make permanent a NoEntry on the B1389 Hatfield Road, Witham in the District of Braintree

Plan Intention Notice Draft Order Statement of Reasons Closing Date: 4 February 2022

TRAF/7772 - Proposed 20mph Speed Limit, Maldon Town Centre

This proposal is to make permanent the existing temporary 20mph Speed Limit on Maldon High Street and other adjoining roads that was introduced on 13th July 2020, within the District of Maldon.

Plan Draft Order Intention Notice Statement of Reasons Closing Date: 04 February 2022

TRAF/7621 - Proposed implementation of Signal Controlled Pedestrian Crossings on Springfield Road, and Navigation Road, Chelmsford, and a No Entry Restriction at 75 Springfield Road, Chelmsford. 

This proposal is to implement Signal Controlled Pedestrian Crossings on Springfield Road, and Navigation Road, Chelmsford, to revoke 'No Waiting at Any Time' and 'No Loading Mon-Sat 8am-9.30am and 4.30pm-6.30pm' on Springfield Road and Navigation Road, Chelmsford in the areas that the Signal Controlled Pedestrian Crossings will be. To implement a No Entry Restriction at 75 Springfield Road, Chelmsford.

TRAF/7767 - Proposed Disabled Parking Bay - Revocation - Cross Road, Maldon 

This proposal is to remove a 'Disabled Parking Holders Only Parking Place' on Cross Road in the Town of Maldon

TRAF/7761 - Proposed No Waiting at Any Time restrictions on Lodge Close, Chigwell, Epping Forest

This proposal is to implement No Waiting at Any Time restrictions on Lodge Close, Chigwell, in the District of Epping Forest.

TRAF/7764 Proposed 20mph Zone, Various Roads, (North of Gilden Way), Harlow

This proposal is to implement a 20mph Zone on Aspen Way, Birch Walk, Bird Cherry Lane, Blackthorn Drive, Brambling Crescent, Coot Lane, Dunnock Road, Fieldfare Way, Gadwall Close, Grebe Close, Hawfinch Crescent, Hazel Lane, Juniper Road, Kestrel Close, Kingfisher Way, Lapwing Drive, Lark Lane, Linnet Grove, Maytree Crescent, Medlar Close, Myrtle Close, Old Oak Way, Pipit Lane, Plover Crescent, Plumtree Drive, Poplar Drive, Quail Close, Redstart Drive, Sandpiper Road, Tawny Oak Lane, Wagtail Crescent, Wattle Road, Woodlark Road and Wren Street, North of Gilden Way, in the District of Harlow.

Plan Intention Notice Statement of Reasons Draft Order Closing Date: 28 January 2022

TRAF/7762 Proposed Width Restriction, Hoe Mill Bridge, The Causeway, Ulting and Woodham Walter, Maldon

This proposal is to implement a 2.0 Metre Width Restriction on Hoe Mill Bridge, The Causeway, Ulting and Woodham Walter, in the District of Maldon.

TRAF/7757 Proposed Traffic Signals/Controlled Crossing at the Junction of A120 and A1250, Birchanger Roundabout, Stansted, Uttlesford. Proposed implementation of change in Speed Limit and Clearway Restriction. Proposed conversion of existing Footways to shared Footway / Cycleway, Uttlesford.

This proposal is to introduce a new set of Traffic Signals at the A120 junction with A1250 Dunmow Road and Birchanger Lane. This will include a staggered signal-controlled pedestrian / cycle crossing (Toucan type). To introduce a 50mph Speed Limit Restriction on A120 Birchanger, A1250 Dunmow Road, and Birchanger Lane. To introduce a 24-hour Clearway Restriction on A120 Birchanger, A1250 Dunmow Road and Birchanger Lane. To convert a shared, un-segregated footway / cycleway on A1250, Dunmow Road, in the District of Uttlesford.