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Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988

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Stopping up of and interference with highways

2(1)Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, the Secretary of State may, in connection with the construction of the scheduled works, stop up each of the highways or parts of highways specified, by reference to the letters and numbers shown on the deposited plans, in columns (1) and (2) of the following table and any other bridleways or footpaths within the limits of deviation for those works; and on his doing so all rights of way over or along the highway or part so stopped up shall be extinguished.

(2)An existing highway or part of a highway specified in columns (1) and (2) of Part II of the following table shall not be stopped up under this paragraph until the Secretary of State is satisfied that the new highway to be substituted for it which is specified in relation to it, by reference to the letters shown on the deposited plans or by reference to scheduled works, in column (3) of that Part of the table has been completed and is open for public use.

THE TABLE

Part I

Highways to be stopped up
(1)(2)
AreaLength of highway to be stopped up
Borough of ThurrockCycle track from A2 to A4
Borough of ThurrockFootpath from B1 to B2
Borough of ThurrockFootpath from B2 to B3
Borough of ThurrockRoad from C1 to C2
Borough of ThurrockRoad from U1 to U2
Borough of DartfordTown of DartfordRoad from J1 to J2
Borough of DartfordParish of DarenthRoad from R1 to R2
(1)(2)(3)
AreaHighway or part to be stopped upNew highway to be substituted for it
Borough of ThurrockCycle track from A1 to A2 to A3Work No. 1A
Borough of DartfordParish of StoneRoad from E1 to E2Work No. 13
Borough of DartfordTown of DartfordCycle track from F1 to F2Cycle track from F1 to F2
Borough of DartfordTown of DartfordCycle track from G1 to G2Cycle track from G1 to G2
Borough of DartfordTown of DartfordFootpath from H1 to H2Footpath from H1 to H2
Borough of DartfordTown of DartfordRoad from K1 to K2Work No. 7C
Borough of DartfordTown of DartfordRoad from L1 to L2Work No. 7D
Borough of DartfordTown of DartfordFootpath from M1 to M2Footpath from M1 to M2
Borough of DartfordTown of DartfordFootpath from N1 to N2Footpath from N1 to N2
Borough of DartfordTown of DartfordFootpath from P1 to P2Footpath from P1 to P2
Borough of DartfordTown of Dartford and Parish of DarenthRoad from Q1 to Q2Work No. 8
Borough of DartfordTown of Dartford and Parish of DarenthFootpath from S1 to S3, thence southward along the line of footpath DR36 to a point at which that footpath turns westward along the boundary between the lands numbered on the deposited plans 10 and 11 in the Parish of DarenthFootpath from S1 to S2, thence southward on a straight line within the limit of deviation of Work No. 9C to the point at which that line crosses the line of footpath DR36

Note: In the foregoing table the references to the footpath DR36 are to the footpath so numbered on the list of footpaths maintained by the Kent County Council.

(3)No part of any highway shall be stopped up under this paragraph until the Secretary of State is in possession of all lands abutting on both sides of that part of the highway except so far as the owners and occupiers of those lands may otherwise agree.

(4)The two lengths of footpath shown in the deposited plans between the points marked V1 and V2 in the Borough of Thurrock and the points marked W1 and W2 in the Parish of Stone in the Borough of Dartford shall not be stopped up under this paragraph.

(5)Any person who suffers loss by the extinguishment of any private right under this paragraph shall be entitled to compensation to be determined, in case of dispute, under and in accordance with Part I of the [1961 c. 33.] Land Compensation Act 1961.

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