This page details notification of Road Works & Closures as received by the YRIPC.

Wessex Water are undertaking extensive works to replace a water mains over the next year. Details of the roads affected can be found by clicking here


DORSET COUNCIL has issued a Notice under Section 14 [2] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along the road from a point approximately 130m north-east and a point approximately 200m south-west of “Haymakers” (BA22 9QU), a total distance of approximately 330 metres. The Notice is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise likelihood of danger to highway users.

It came in to operation with immediate effect on 7 September 2020 and can remain in force for up to 21 days, however it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 9 September 2020.

This Notice will enable Wessex Water safe access to carry out emergency works to carry out a customer service repair in the carriageway.

The alternative route, which will be sign posted, is indicated by the blue line on the map below.

For further information about the work being undertaken, call Wessex Water on 0345 600 4600; concerning this Notice, call Dorset

Highways Traffic Team on 01305 221020 or email and find this information online:

Any person who uses or permits the use of a vehicle in contravention of the Notice will be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1000.


Further Information

For further details on road closures contact the Dorset Council Traffic Team on  01305 221020 or the company undertaking the works

You can view the Dorset Council roadworks, closures and events map by clicking here