Dorset Council has made a Notice under Section 14 [2] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along MIDDLE ROAD, LYTCHETT MATRAVERS between its junctions with Bartom’s Road and Eldons Drove (in both directions), a distance of approximately 750 metres. The Notice is needed 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.

It will come into operation on Thursday 1st July 2021 and will remain in force for five days. However, it is anticipated that the works will be completed between 09.00hrs and 15.30hrs on Thursday 1st July 2021 only.

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

Please note that the date is a window of opportunity and the road may not be closed for the whole duration stated above and the works are weather dependant. A locally signed diversion route will be put in place to enable traffic to travel around the closed section.

For further information about the work being undertaken, call Dorset Highways Operations on 01305 228100. To discuss this Notice, call Dorset Highways Traffic Team on 01305 221020 or email Find this information online at

The official notice including a map showing the closure and alternative route can be downloaded here or viewed below.

JHA.507.21, Public Notice (Middle Road, Lytchett Matravers)
Temporary closure of Middle Road, 1st July 2021
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