This post has been superseded. Please see: https://lytchettmatraverspc.org/change-to-the-proposed-road-works-jennys-lane-dolmans-hill-now-july-2022/ – the April roadworks have been rescheduled to July

Dorset Council has made an Order under Section 14 [1] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, as amended. The Order is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise the likelihood of danger to highway users. The order came into operation between 07:00 until 17:00 on 12th April 2022 and will remain in force for 18 months and can be extended with the approval of the Secretary of State for Transport if necessary; however, it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 28th April 2022.

This Notice will enable Dorset Council to carry out carriageway maintenance and resurfacing works.

The effect of this Order is as follows:

  • To impose temporary road closure on Various Roads, Lytchett Matravers as listed:
    • Jenny’s Lane from the junction with High Street to the junction with Dolmans Hill;
    • Dolmans Hill from the junction with Jennys Lane to the junction with Bulbury Lane.

A locally signed diversion route will be put in place to enable traffic to travel around the closed sections.

  • To impose clearway and parking suspension as indicated by signs on site to prevent waiting or parking on the highway along Various Roads, Lytchett Matravers as listed:
    • Jenny’s Lane from the junction with High Street to the junction with Dolmans Hill;
    • Dolmans Hill from the junction with Jennys Lane to the junction with Bulbury Lane.

Any vehicle waiting in contravention of any restriction imposed by this Notice may be removed under the provisions of the Removal and Disposal of Vehicles Regulations 1986.

Details of the routes affected can be seen in the embedded notice below (embedded as a PDF) or by downloading the official notice here (as a PDF).

For further information about the work being undertaken, call Dorset Highways Operations on 01305 228100. To discuss this Order, call Dorset Highways Traffic Team on 01305 221020 or email trafficteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.

Public Notice - Jennys Lane & Dolman Hill, Lytchett Matravers
Closure of Jenny’s Lane and Dolmans Hill April 2022
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