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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/7654 - 7.5 Tonne Structural Weight Limit Restriction, Mill Hill (Bridge No.56), Wormingford, Colchester

This proposal is to implement a 7.5 Tonne Structural Weight Limit Restriction in Mill Hill (Bridge No.56), Wormingford, Colchester and to revoke the existing 8 Tonne Limit.

TRAF/7673 - 20mph Speed Zone, Various Roads, Great Wakering, Rochford

This proposal is to introduce a 20mph Speed Zone in Kingfisher Street, Waters Grove, Shallows Avenue and Minnow Lane, Great Wakering in the District of Rochford.

TRAF/7699 - Waiting Restriction Amendments, Braintree Town Centre

This proposal is to formalise the Restricted Parking Zone on Fairfield Road, Manor Street, Victoria Street, High Street and St Michaels Lane as well as other associated amendments to the existing no waiting/loading restrictions in Braintree Town Centre, in the District of Braintree.

Plan Intention Notice Draft Order Statement of Reasons Closing Date: 12 November 2021

TRAF/7662 - Proposed 20mph Speed Zone, (Various Roads), and Left Turn Only, Miller Street/Dean Way junction, Saffron Walden, Uttlesford

This proposal is to introduce a 20mph Speed Zone, in the following lengths of various roads, and to introduce a Left Turn Only at the Miller Street and Dean Way junction, Saffron Walden in the District of Uttlesford.

Plan Left Turn Only Intention Notice Statement of Reasons Draft Order 20mph Zone Draft Order Left Turn Only Plan 20mph Zone  Closing Date: 04 November 2021

TRAF/7695 - Disabled Parking Bay Upgrades/Removals/Implement, Tendring District

This proposal is a proposal to remove, upgrade and implement several Disabled Parking Bays and Parking Restrictions on various Roads in the District  of Tendring

TRAF/7507 - Prohibition of Motor Vehicles, Cherry Orchard Lane, Rochford

This proposal is to introduce a Prohibition of Motor Vehicles on Cherry Orchard Lane, Rochford. Traffic bollards have been installed as part of this scheme in order to prevent motorised access and potential collisions; the Traffic Regulation Order is now required to formalise the existing road arrangement(s).

Plan Intention Notice Statement of Reasons Draft Order Closing Date: 29 October 2021

TRAF/7690 - Proposed 20mph Speed Zone, Burton Way, Dyers Road Development, Stanway, Colchester

This proposal is to introduce a 20mph zone on Burton Way, Dyers Road Development, Stanway in the Borough of Colchester.

Draft Order Intention Notice Statement of Reasons Plan Closing Date: 4 November 2021

TRAF/7682 - Contraflow Cycle Lane, Market Road Chelmsford

This proposal is to introduce a Contraflow Cycle Lane on Market Road, in the City of Chelmsford along with associated parking restriction changes. As part of this scheme, a segregated cycleway/footway is being introduced as well as changes to the raised table on Tindal Street. The existing Prohibition of Motorised vehicles Order on Tindal Street and New London Road will be replaced and updated.

TRAF/7688 - Proposed Quiet Lane, Woolpits Road, Great Saling

This proposal is to introduce a quiet lane on Woolpits Road, Great Saling in the District of Braintree

Notice Plan Closing Date: 1 November 2021

TRAF/7687 - Proposed Quiet Lane, Water Lane, Shalford

This proposal is to introduce a quiet lane on Water Lane, Shalford in the District of Braintree.

Public Notice Plan Closing Date: 1 November 2021

TRAF/7624 - No Waiting  At  Any Time Restrictions, Gershwin Boulevard, Witham

This proposal is to introduce No Waiting At Any Time Restrictions at the development known as Gershwin Boulevard, Witham in the District of Braintree

Draft Order Intention Notice Statement of Reasons Plan Tile Rev 0 Closing Date: 22 October 2021
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TRAF/7671 - No Waiting at Any Time amendments, Rawreth Lane/Hullbridge Road, Rayleigh

This proposal is to amend the existing waiting restriction arrangements in accordance with the new carriageway layout and roundabout being constructed at the Hullbridge Road/Rawreth Lane junction, Rayleigh in the District of Rochford.

Plan Draft Order Intention Notice Statement of Reasons Closing Date: 15 October 2021

TRAF/7660 - Disabled Parking Bay Upgrades/Removal/Implement - Colchester

This proposal is a proposal to remove, upgrade and implement several Disabled Parking Bays and Parking Restrictions on various Roads in the Borough of Colchester.

TRAF/7554 - Experimental Prohibition of Motor Vehicles, Wake Road (known locally as Manor Road), High Beech, Waltham Abbey in the District of Epping Forest

This proposal is as a result of a request received from the Epping Forest District Council Community Safety Partnership, funded by the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex and supported by the City of London Corporation to close Wake Road to motor vehicles overnight following recorded anti-social behaviour and criminal activity. This will be undertaken as a trial period and will enable an informed assessment to be made as to the impacts for all road users, before a decision is made as to whether a permanent restriction should be introduced.

Plan Order Has Made Statement Of Reasons Closing Date: 31 October 2021

TRAF/7556 - Experimental Prohibition of Motor Vehicles Saturday Only 5AM - 6PM, Wickford, in the Borough of Basildon

A request has been received from Basildon Borough Council to close Wickford High Street to motor vehicles on Saturdays to facilitate a weekly market in the High Street. Funding acquired by Basildon Borough Council has facilitated this opportunity and the trial period will enable an informed assessment to be made as to the impacts for residents, businesses and road users.

Has Made Notice Draft Order Statement of Reasons Plan Closing Date: 06 November 2021