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The A604 Catthorpe-Harwich Trunk Road (Kettering to Thrapston Section and Slip Roads) Order 1987

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1987 No. 1695

HIGHWAYS, ENGLAND AND WALES

The A604 Catthorpe-Harwich Trunk Road (Kettering to Thrapston Section and Slip Roads) Order 1987

Made

21st September 1987

Coming into force

23rd October 1987

The Secretary of State for Transport makes this Order in exercise of powers conferred by sections 10, 41 and 106 of the Highways Act 1980(1), and now vested in him(2), and all other enabling powers:

1.  The new highways which the Secretary of State proposes to construct —

(a)along the route described in Schedule 1 to this Order (the highway along this route being in this Order referred to as “the main new trunk road”); and

(b)along the routes described in Schedule 2 to this Order which connect the main new trunk road with other highways at the places stated in Schedule 2 (the highways along these routes being in this Order referred to as “the slip roads”),

shall become trunk roads as from the date when this Order comes into force.

2.  The centre lines of the new highways are indicated by heavy black lines on the deposited plan.

3.  The highway along the route described in Schedule 3 to this Order, indicated by narrow striped hatching on the deposited plan, shall become trunk road as from the date on which the Secretary of State notifies Northamptonshire County Council that the new highways are open for through traffic.

4.  The Secretary of State directs as respects any part of a highway which crosses the route of any of the new highways that —

(a)where the highway is a highway maintainable at the public expense by a local highway authority, the part in question shall be maintained by that authority, and

(b)where the highway is not a highway so maintainable and is not maintainable under a special enactment or by reason of tenure, enclosure or prescription, the Secretary of State shall be under no duty to maintain the part in question,

until, in either case, a date to be specified in a notice given by the Secretary of State to the highway authority for that highway. The date specified will not be later than the date on which the relevant route is opened for the purposes of through traffic.

5.  The Secretary of State is authorised to construct the bridge specified in Schedule 4 to this Order as part of the main new trunk road.

6.  In this Order—

(1) all measurements of distance are measured along the route of the relevant highway;

(2) (i) “the deposited plan” means the plan folio numbered HA 10/2E/259 marked “The A604 Catthorpe-Harwich Trunk Road (Kettering to Thrapston Section and Slip Roads) Order 1987”, containing a key plan and a map bound together, signed by authority of the Secretary of State and deposited at the Department of Transport, Romney House, 43 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3PY;

(ii)“the new highways” means the main new trunk road and the slip roads and “a new highway” means one of those highways;

(iii)“the A604 Kettering-Huntingdon Road” means that length of the A604 between Kettering and Thrapston all in the County of Northamptonshire.

7.  This Order shall come into force on 23rd October 1987 and may be cited as the A604 Catthorpe-Harwich Trunk Road (Kettering to Thrapston Section and Slip Roads) Order 1987.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

P. M. Hewitt

Regional Director East Midlands Region

Department of Transport

21st September 1987

SCHEDULE 1ROUTE OF THE MAIN NEW TRUNK ROAD

The route of the main new trunk road is a route about 12.0 kilometres in length starting at a point on the A6 Trunk Road, as proposed to be improved, about 450 metres south of its junction with Woodland Avenue, Barton Seagrave (marked “A” on the deposited plan), then going in a generally easterly direction passing to the south of Cranford St John, Twywell and Thrapston and ending at a point on the A604 Kettering-Huntingdon Road about 30 metres west of the junction between that road and Titchmarsh Road, east of Thrapston (marked “B” on the deposited plan), all in the County of Northamptonshire.

SCHEDULE 2ROUTES OF THE SLIP ROADS

The routes of the slip roads are the following:

Junction of the main new trunk road with the proposed A510 link road at Cranford

1.  Four routes to connect the eastbound and westbound carriageways of the main new trunk road with the new A510 link road which the Secretary of State proposes to provide to link the main new trunk road with the A604 Kettering-Huntingdon road east of Cranford St John and which are given the reference numbers i, ii, iii and iv, respectively, in the deposited plan.

Junction of the main new trunk road with the proposed Islip link road at Islip

2.  Four routes to connect the eastbound and westbound carriageways of the main new trunk road with the new Islip link road which the Secretary of State proposes to provide to link the main new trunk road with the A604 Kettering-Huntingdon road at Islip and which are given the reference numbers v, vi, vii and viii, respectively, in the deposited plan.

SCHEDULE 3HIGHWAY TO BECOME TRUNK ROAD

That length of the A604 of the A604 Kettering-Huntingdon Road at Thrapston in the County of Northamptonshire starting at a point about 30 metres west of its junction with Titchmarsh Road (marked “B” on the deposited plan), then going south eastwards for a distance of about 230 metres to a point marked “C” on the deposited plan.

(2)

S.I. 1981/238.

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