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Severn Bridges Act 1992

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Provision of new trunk and special roads

3(1)On the day on which this Act is passed the new highways forming or forming part of Works Nos. 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 4, 4A, 4C, 5, 6, 6A, 6B, 6C, 6D and 6E shall become trunk roads and special roads for the exclusive use of traffic of Classes I and II of the classes of traffic specified in Schedule 4 to the [1980 c. 66.] Highways Act 1980.

(2)The highways which become special roads by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above shall be treated as provided by the Secretary of State (by means of the construction of new highways under section 24(1) of the Highways Act 1980) under a scheme made by him under section 16 of that Act—

(a)prescribing the route of those roads as the route for the special roads to be provided under the scheme,

(b)prescribing both the classes of traffic specified in that sub-paragraph, and

(c)specifying the day on which this Act is passed as the date on which the roads become trunk roads.

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