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Statutory Instrument 1998 No. 16

The Chester to Holyhead Trunk Road (A55) (Bryngwran to Holyhead) Order 1998

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


1998 No. 16


HIGHWAYS, ENGLAND AND WALES


WALES

The Chester to Holyhead Trunk Road (A55) (Bryngwran to Holyhead) Order 1998

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 Made8th January 1998 
 Coming into force22nd January 1998 

The Secretary of State for Wales makes this Order in exercise of powers conferred by sections 10, 12, 41 and 106, of the Highways Act 1980[1] and of all other enabling powers:—

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

    (a) along the routes described in Schedule 1 to this Order (the highways along these routes 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 that schedule (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 trunk roads are indicated by heavy black lines on the deposited plan.

    3.The Secretary of State directs as respects any part of a highway which crosses the route of any of the new trunk roads 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 purpose of through traffic.

    4.The lengths of trunk road described in Schedule 3 to this Order and shown by broad striped hatching on the deposited plan shall cease to be trunk road and shall be classified as shown in that Schedule as from the date on which the Secretary of State notifies the Isle of Anglesey County Council that the new trunk roads are open for 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 over the navigable watercourse specified in that Schedule.

    6.In this Order:—

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

    (2)

(i) "classified road"

as a classification for a highway, means that the highway is not a principal road for the purposes of enactments or instruments which refer to highways classified as principal roads but is a classified road for the purpose of every enactment and instrument which refers to highways classified by the Secretary of State and which does not specifically refer to their classification as principal roads;
(ii) "the deposited plan"

means the plan numbered HA 10/2 WO 122 marked "The Chester to Holyhead Trunk Road (A55) (Bryngwran to Holyhead) Order 1998" signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales and deposited at the Welsh Office, Repository, Curran Embankment, Cardiff;
(iii) "the main new trunk road" and "the slip roads"

have the meanings given in article 1 of this Order;
(iv) "the new trunk roads"

means the highways mentioned in Article 1 of this Order and "a new trunk road" means one of those highways;
(v) "the trunk road"

means the London to Holyhead Trunk Road (A5).

    7.This Order shall come into force on 22nd January 1998 and may be cited as the Chester to Holyhead Trunk Road (A55) (Bryngwran to Holyhead) Order 1998.



Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales


D M Timlin
Head of Roads Administration Division

Welsh Office
8th January 1998



SCHEDULE 1

ROUTE OF THE MAIN NEW TRUNK ROAD


The routes of the main new trunk road are routes situated between Bryngwran and Holyhead in the Isle of Anglesey County as follows:—

    1.A route about 11,050 metres in length starting at a point about 235 metres north-east of the junction of the unclassified road leading to Engedi with the private access road leading to the property known as Pandy Cymunod, (marked point A on the deposited plan at site plan No. 1) and going in a north westerly direction, terminating at a point on the roundabout described in paragraph 2 of this Schedule about 68 metres north east of the junction of the (B4545) Kingsland Road and Porth Dafarch Road, (marked point E on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4).

    2.A route comprising a roundabout about 192 metres in length to connect with the realigned Kingsland Road and realigned trunk road (Victoria Road), centred on a point about 90 metres north of the junction of the (B4545) Kingsland Road and Porth Dafarch Road, (this route being given the reference letter F on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4).

    3.A route about 195 metres in length starting at a point on the roundabout described in paragraph 2 of this Schedule about 105 metres north west of the junction of the B4545 Kingsland Road and Porth Dafarch Road, (marked point G on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4) and going in a north westerly direction, terminating at a point about 95 metres south east of the junction of Holborn Road and the trunk road (Victoria Road), (marked point H on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4).

    4.A route about 100 metres in length starting at a point about 12 metres north of the junction of Turkey Shore Road and the trunk road (London Road), (marked point J on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4) and going in a northerly direction, terminating at a point on the roundabout described in paragraph 5 of this Schedule about 108 metres north of the junction of Turkey Shore Road and the trunk road (London Road), (marked point K on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4).

    5.A route comprising a roundabout about 80 metres in length to connect with Turkey Shore Road and the Ports entrance and exit roads, centred on a point 120 metres north of the junction of Turkey Shore Road and the trunk road (London Road), (this route being given the reference letter L on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4).



SCHEDULE 2

ROUTES OF THE SLIP ROADS


The routes of the slip roads are the following:—

    1.Grade separated junction with the trunk road and the realigned unclassified road leading north to Bodedern and south to Llanfihangel yn Nhowyn.

Four routes to connect the eastbound and westbound carriageways of the main new trunk road with 2 roundabouts to be constructed as part of the proposed highway north east of Llanfihangel yn Nhowyn to carry the realigned trunk road over the main new trunk road and to connect with the realigned unclassified road leading northwards to Bodedern and southwards to Llanfihangel yn Nhowyn (the new trunk roads along these routes being respectively given the reference numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 on the deposited plan at site plan No. 1).

    2.Grade separated junction with the trunk road at Pen-Caledog.

Four routes to connect the eastbound and westbound carriageways of the main new trunk road with 2 roundabouts to be constructed as part of the proposed highway to carry the realigned trunk road over the main new trunk road, west of Caergeiliog and east of Dyffryn (Valley) (the new trunk roads along these routes being respectively given the reference numbers 5, 6, 7 and 8 on the deposited plan at site plan No. 2).

    3.Grade separated junction with the trunk road and Penrhos Link Road.

Four routes to connect the eastbound and westbound carriageways of the main new trunk road with a single dumb-bell shaped roundabout to be constructed as part of the proposed Penrhos Link Road, which connects the trunk road at Penrhos, and the Penrhos Industrial Estate with the main new trunk road south east of Ysgol Gynradd Kingsland and west of Penrhos Industrial Estate (the new trunk roads along these routes being respectively given the reference numbers 9, 10, 11, and 12 on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4).



SCHEDULE 3
Lengths of Trunk Road Ceasing to be Trunk RoadClassification
i. that length starting at a point approximately 370 metres east of its junction with the unclassified road leading northwards to Bodedern and southwards to the property known as Cymunod (shown as AA on the deposited plan at site plan No. 1) extending in a north westerly direction for approximately 1,435 metres to a point on the trunk road approximately 155 metres east of its junction with the private access road leading to the property known as Dalar Hir (shown as BB on the deposited plan at site plan No. 1).

Classified
ii. that length starting at a point approximately 40 metres west of its junction with the private access road leading to the property known as Dalar Hir (shown as CC on the deposited plan at site plan No. 1) extending in a westerly direction for approximately 78 metres to a point on the trunk road approximately 40 metres east of its junction with the unclassified road leading northwards to Bodedern on the west side of the property known as Dalar Hir (shown as DD on the deposited plan at site plan No. 1).

Classified
iii. that length starting at a point approximately 120 metres west of its junction with the unclassified road leading southwards to Llanfihangel yn Nhowyn (shown as point EE on the deposited plan at site plan No. 1) extending in a westerly direction for approximately 1,981 metres to a point approximately 205 metres north west of its junction with the unclassified road leading to RAF Valley and Llanfairynyhenbwll (shown as point GG on the deposited plan at site plan No. 2).

Classified
iv. that length starting at a point approximately 205 metres north west of its junction with the unclassified road leading to RAF Valley and Llanfairynyhenbwll (shown as point GG on the deposited plan at site plan No. 2) extending in a north westerly direction for approximately 159 metres to a point approximately 130 metres east of its junction with the private access road leading to the property known as Pen-Caledog (shown as point HH on the deposited plan at site plan No. 2).

Unclassified
v. that length starting at a point approximately 20 metres east of its junction with the private access road leading to the property known as Pen Caledog shown as point II on the deposited plan at site plan No. 2) extending in a westerly direction for approximately 146 metres to a point approximately 126 metres west of its junction with the private access road leading to the property known as Pen Caledog (shown as point JJ on the deposited plan at site plan No. 2).

Unclassified
vi. that length starting at a point approximately 126 metres west of its junction with the private access road leading to the property known as Pen Caledog (shown as point JJ on the deposited plan at site plan No. 2) extending in a north westerly direction for approximately 5,118 metres to a point approximately 62 metres east of its junction with the Penrhos industrial Estate Ring Road (shown as point MM on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4).

Classified
vii. that length starting at a point approximately 80 metres west of its junction with the Penrhos Industrial Estate Ring Road (shown as point NN on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4) extending in a north westerly direction for approximately 950 metres to a point approximately 15 metres south of its junction with Turkey Shore Road (shown as point PP on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4).

Classified
viii. that length starting at a point approximately 85 metres south of its junction with Holborn Road (shown as QQ on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4) extending in a northerly direction for approximately 935 metres to a point approximately 99 metres south-west of the southern parapet of Salt Island Bridge (shown as RR on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4).

Classified
ix. that length starting at a point approximately 99 metres south-west of the southern parapet of South Island Bridge (shown as RR on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4) extending in a north easterly direction for approximately 80 metres to a point approximately 19 metres south-west of the southern parapet of Salt Island Bridge (shown as point SS on the deposited plan at site plan No. 4).

Unclassified



SCHEDULE 4
Plans and specifications of new bridge over the Inland Sea, Holyhead.

Plans and Specifications of New Bridge



Notes:

[1] 1980 c.66.back



ISBN 0 11 065379 3


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