Emergency Temporary Road Closures – Thurleigh Road, Milton Ernest, and Old Milton Road, Thurleigh.

I have received a request for emergency temporary road closures at the above locations to enable a protest to take place in safety. Having assessed the application I am satisfied the request is justified, so details are listed below.
Roads: Thurleigh Road, Milton Ernest, and Old Milton Road, Thurleigh.
Length Affected – Thurleigh Road, Milton Ernest: Between the A6 and Milton Road, Thurleigh/Thurleigh Road, Sharnbrook.
Length Affected – Old Milton Road, Thurleigh: The whole of the adopted section of the road.
Contact/Applicant: Bedfordshire Police, Tel: 01234 841212.
Reason: To enable a protest to take place in safety.
Dates: The closures are anticipated to be in operation between 10.00am and 9.00pm on Saturday 24th March 2018 – Where possible access will be maintained to property and premises but may be restricted from time to time according to local signing.
Signed Alternative Routes – Thurleigh Road, Milton Ernest: Proceed in a northerly direction along the A6 to the roundabout adjoining Mill Road and Thurleigh Road, Sharnbrook. Take the 3rd exit and continue along Thurleigh Road, Sharnbrook, to site, and vice versa.
Signed Alternative Routes – Old Milton Road, Thurleigh: There are no alternative routes available for the closure of Old Milton Road, Thurleigh.

Note: Please also refer to the attached plan showing the closure extents and the alternative routes.

Kind Regards, 
Jason Holdsworth.Highways Technician (Temporary Traffic Management).
Highways & Direct Works, 
Bedford Borough Council, 
Borough Hall, 
Cauldwell Street, 
MK42 9AP.

BBC-1820-EC-JH - Thurleigh Road & Old Milton Road.pdf