THE COUNTY OF CUMBRIA (U2I08 HIGH IREBY) [TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF ALL TRAFFIC) ORDER 2020Notice ID: BRA1657530
THE COUNTY OF CUMBRIA (U2I08 HIGH IREBY) [TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF ALL TRAFFIC) ORDER 2020
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that because of the continued likelihood of danger to the public as a result of the dangerous condition of the road, the Count/ Council of Cumbria has made an Order the effect of which is to prohibit all traffic (i.e. vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists) from proceeding along that section of the U2I08, High Ireby, from its junction with the U2I09 for a distance of approx. 1.5km in a north westerly direction. A suitable alternative route for vehicles will be available via the U2I09 and U2I07. N.B;
(i) This follows 2 emergency notices 11 February 2020 and 3 March 2020; and
(ii) As there are no residential properties on the length of road detailed above there is no statutory requirement to maintain pedestrian access.
Nothing in the Order to which this notice relates shall:
1. Apply to anything done with the permission or at the direction of a police constable in uniform; and
2. Apply to vehicles licensed as agricultural machines not being Fast Agricultural Tractors of the Fastrac type; and
3. For the purposes of the Order: -
(a) "an agricultural machine" means: -
■ an agricultural tractor - a tractor used on the public roads solely for the purposes relating to agriculture, horticulture, forestry or activities falling within cutting verges bordering public roads, cutting hedges or trees bordering public roads or bordering verges which border public roads;
■ an off road tractor - a tractor which is not an agricultural tractor and which is designed or constructed primarily for use otherwise than on roads; and incapable by reason of its construction of exceeding a speed limit of 25 miles per hour on the level under its own power;
■ agricultural engine - a machine specially designed and or converted to perform an agricultural operation on the land (e.g. a combine harvester).
* light agricultural vehicle - a vehicle which has a revenue weight not exceeding 1,000 kg and is designed and constructed so as to seat only the driver, is designed and constructed primarily for use otherwise than on roads, and is used solely for the purposes relating to agriculture, horticulture or forestry;
■ agricultural list and loading vehicles - vehicles that are designed for off road use; designed to load; and used solely in agriculture, horticulture and forestry.
(b) "Fast Agricultural Tractors" means - Fastrac-type agricultural tractors capable of pulling substantial loads at speeds of up to 40 miles per hour on public roads.
Any queries to the Highways Hotline 0300 303 2992 or email
, quoting the reference GII0/20/A23.
The Order will come into operation on 24 March 2020 and may
continue in force for a maximum duration of eighteen months, as
and when the relevant traffic signs are displayed.
Chief Legal Officer, Cumbria County Council, Cumbria House,
117 Botchergate, Carlisle CAI IRD
Dated: 20 March 2020