This page details notification of Road Closures as received by the YRIPC.
For further details please contact Dorset Highways’ Traffic team on 01305 221020 or the company undertaking the works
You can view the Dorset County Council’s roadworks, closures and events map by clicking here
CLOSURE OF BIRCH LANE, YETMINSTER
From the 13th August for a period of 5 days (it is anticipated that work will be completed by the 17th August) all vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along Birch Lane, Yetminster from its junction with Melbury Road for a distance of 35 metres in an easterly direction to enable Wessex Water to have safe access to carryout the installation of a water main to the highway. The alternative route via Melbury Road, High Street, Church Street, Birch Lane will be signposted.
CLOSURE OF CHETNOLE ROAD NEAR MEADOWAY FARM
From the 1st October for a period of 5 days Chetnole Road near Meadoway Farm will be closed for a distance of 30 metres to enable Wessex Water to have safe access to carryout the installation of a water main to the highway. The alternative route will be signposted
TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF PUBLIC BRIDLEWAY 2, RYME INTRINSECA
All pedestrians, horse riders and cyclists will be prohibited from proceeding along bridleway 2, from grid reference ST 567 125 (point A on the map below) to grid reference ST 571 110 (Point B on the map below) a distance of approximately 1500 metres. The order is needed in order to comply with Health and Safety Regulations, which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise the likelihood of danger to Highway Users. It will come into operation on the 19 March 2018 for a period of 26 weeks. But it will remain in force for 6 months and can be, extended,
The Order is required to allow Balfour Beatty to carry out works to repair/replace the high voltage power lines for Scottish and Southern Electricity. On this occasion there is no reasonable alternative route. If you would like further information about the works please contact Darragh Healy, Wayleave Warden for Balfour Beatty 07566 292402. For further information about Rights of Way matters, please call Dorset Countryside on 01305 221000