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The Cardiff to Glan Conwy Trunk Road (A470) (Cwm-bach to Newbridge-on-Wye) Order 2009

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Welsh Statutory Instruments

2009 No. 3375 (W.297)

HIGHWAYS,WALES

The Cardiff to Glan Conwy Trunk Road (A470) (Cwm-bach to Newbridge-on-Wye) Order 2009

Made

21 December 2009

Coming into force

6 January 2010

The Welsh Ministers, in exercise of powers conferred by sections 10 and 12 of the Highways Act 1980(1), and of all other enabling powers (2), make this Order.

1.  The new highway that the Welsh Ministers propose to construct along the route described in Schedule 1 to this Order shall become a trunk road as from the date when this Order comes into force.

2.  The centre line of the new trunk road is indicated by a heavy black line and the associated side roads proposals are indicated by broken white lines on the deposited plan.

3.  The lengths of trunk road described in Schedule 2 to this Order, and shown by broad striped hatching on the deposited plan shall cease to be trunk road and shall become classified roads as from the date on which the Welsh Assembly Government notifies the County Council of Powys that the new trunk roads are open for through traffic.

4.  In this Order all measurements of distance are measured along the route of the relevant highway;

(i).“the deposited plan” (“y plan a adneuwyd”) means the plan numbered HA 10/2 WAG 2 marked “The Cardiff to Glan Conwy Trunk Road (A 70) (Cwm-bach to Newbridge-on-Wye) Order 2009” , Welsh Ministers and deposited at the Welsh Assembly Government Record Storage and Retrieval Unit (RSRU), Neptune Point, Ocean Way, Cardiff;

(ii)“the trunk road” (“y gefnffordd”) means the Cardiff to Glan Conwy Trunk Road (A 70);

(iii)“the new trunk road” (“y gefnffordd newydd”) means the highway mentioned in article 1 of this Order.

5.  This Order comes into force on 6 January 2010 and its title is “The Cardiff to Glan Conwy Trunk Road (A 70) (Cwm-bach to Newbridge-on-Wye) Order 2009”

Signed on behalf of the Welsh Ministers

Jeff Collins

Deputy Director of Transport Planning and Governance

Welsh Assembly Government

21 December 2009

SCHEDULE 1ROUTE OF THE NEW TRUNK ROAD

The route of the new trunk road is north of Builth Wells and just south of Newbridge-on-Wye in the County of Powys as follows:—

  • a route about 5.46 kilometres in length, starting at a point on the existing trunk road (A470) about 150 metres north of its junction with the unclassified road U1318 adjacent to the property known as Gwern-yfed-fach (marked A on the deposited plan) and then extending in a northerly direction to a point on the existing trunk road (A470) at its junction with the private road leading to the properties known as Dolwen and Woodcastle Farm in Newbridge-on-Wye (marked B on the deposited plan).

SCHEDULE 2LENGTHS OF TRUNK ROADCEASING TO BE TRUNK ROAD

The lengths of trunk road ceasing to be trunk road are routes in the County of Powys as follows:—

(1) that length of the trunk road (A470) about 250 metres in length situated between a point adjacent to the property known as Gwern-yfed-fawr (marked 1 on the deposited plan) and a point about 100 metres south of its junction with the U1326 Builth Road (marked 2 on the deposited plan).

(2) that length of the A470 trunk road, about 4.95 kilometres in length, situated between a point adjacent to its junction with the private means of access leading to the property known as Pen-y-banc (marked 3 on the deposited plan) and including the Dulas Brook Bridge at Cwm-bach and the Pont-ar-Ithon Bridge, and a point adjacent to the property known as Dolithon, south of Newbridge-on-Wye (marked 4 on the deposited plan).

(2)

By virtue of S. I. 1999/672 article 2 and Schedule 1, and paragraph 30 of Schedule 11 to the Government of Wales Act 2006, these powers are now transferred to the Welsh Ministers in relation to Wales.

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