Traffic management applications

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Traffic management applications

Apply for permission to close or restrict traffic on a road or footpath, install temporary traffic lights or use WCC infrastructure for a diversion.

Request to use WCC network as a diversion route

Adjacent Local Authorities and Highways England can apply to use the Worcestershire Highways network as a diversion route for closures on their networks.


Fees

There is no cost for this application. 


Please note

  • information supplied when you submit your application may be included in any Public Notices issued about the works and will appear on Worcestershire roadworks map
  • if for any reason we need to check any information submitted we may need to contact you for clarification - please see the Council's Privacy Notice for further information about how we use your information

Before you start your application

For your application you will need to:

  • provide details of the network being requested
  • have your login details in hand - if your organisation has already applied for permits or licences such as road closures, skips etc. via our online systems, your organisation should already have an account, however, if your organisation does not have yet an account, please go to Create a company account page.

Apply

Login to your account to start your application

Road closure / footpath closure / speed restriction / convoy working legal order / notice

You will need a legal order / notice

  • to close any road for works
  • to close a footpath (divorced footway/alleyway that is not adjacent to a carriageway) and requires a specific diversion route
  • to temporarily reduce a speed limit for works/convoy working

Road closures for events can typically be made through the relevant local District Council through the Town Police Clauses Act.


How long does the application process take?

The legal lead-in time for this is 12 weeks and two legal orders will be produced as part of this process.


Fees

The cost of a planned closure/speed reduction/convoy working is £1,450 for a road/footpath/speed restriction. Closures for emergency works (endorsed) will be processed at a reduced rate due to the shorter legal process.

•    Immediate closures fee is £800 
•    Expedient closures fee is £1,150

This is payable by credit or debit card/ purchase order.

Road Closures: Amendments and Cancellation fee’s

Date Changes to Legal Order £75

Cancellation of a TTRO

  • before Public notice is served £480
  • after public notice has been served £1450 (full amount)

Cancellation of a TTRN

  • before Public notice is served £375
  • after public notice has been served £1150 (full amount)

Please note

  • information supplied when you submit your application may be included in any Public Notices issued about the works and will appear on Worcestershire roadworks map
  • if for any reason we need to check any information submitted we may need to contact you for clarification - please see the Council's Privacy Notice for further information about how we use your information

Before you start your application

For your application you will need to:

  • provide Works/Permit Reference (Private Works, not applicable)
  • provide a description, details and a plan of the works
  • a proposed diversion route
  • agree to our Terms and Conditions
  • pay online (Private Works) or provide a Purchase Order number (Utility)
  • if the works relate to the laying of apparatus a separate Section 50 application will be required and if it relates to building materials deposited on the highway a separate Section 171 application will be required
  • have your login details in hand - if your organisation has already applied for permits or licences such as road closures, skips etc. via our online systems, your organisation should already have an account, however, if your organisation does not have yet an account, please go to Create a company account page.

Apply

Login to your account to start your application

Temporary traffic signals / lane closure

You will need to apply for a licence to use temporary traffic signals or introduce a lane closure on the highway in Worcestershire.


Road space booking fee

Types of works requiring a licence:

  • house Maintenance or building or repairing a Boundary Wall
  • carrying out tree works
  • using Traffic lights, stop-and-go boards or other traffic management requiring a legal order

Costs

A licence will cost £75, any extension, date change or amendment to an existing licence will cost £50.

Timescales: we need a minimum of 20 days’ notice to process the application * In exceptional emergency situations it is possible for us to grant the licence with less than 20 days’ notice but this would be at an increased cost of £120.

*For any works that require a road closure a 12 week lead in time in required due it needed a legal order plus associated legal order costs.


Please note

  • information supplied when you submit your application may be included in any Public Notices issued about the works and will appear on Worcestershire roadworks map
  • if for any reason we need to check any information submitted we may need to contact you for clarification - please see the Council's Privacy Notice for further information about how we use your information

Before you start your application

For your application you will need to:

  • provide Works/Permit Reference (Private Works, not applicable)
  • provide a description, details and a plan of the works
  • agree to our Terms and Conditions
  • if the works relate to the laying of apparatus a separate Section 50 application will be required and if it relates to building materials deposited on the highway a separate Section 171 application will be required
  • have your login details in hand - if your organisation has already applied for permits or licences such as road closures, skips etc. via our online systems, your organisation should already have an account, however, if your organisation does not have yet an account, please go to Create a company account page.

Apply

Login to your account to start your application

Have you created a company account?

Create a company account

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