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Heavy Vehicles

Reported via desktop in the Road Surface category anonymously at 10:34, Thu 2 September 2021

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 361078.

Heavy vehicles are traveling through Dunstable on A5 causing damage to the infrastructure and causing loud noise which is disturbing residents at night. Would it be possible for the weight limit on this road to be enforced to ensure that these lorries do not travel down here.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 10:34, Thu 2 September 2021

  • Thank you for contacting us with information relating to a Highways issue. Your request has been passed to our Traffic Management Team for further investigation. They will inspect the area, look at existing records and investigate the feasibility of the request. They may need to carry out new surveys and consult local Councils or other bodies. They will consider existing budgets and other requests before deciding on the best course of action. All cases vary but this work can often take 4 or more weeks to complete. Please contact us 0300 300 8049 if you would like more information on the progress of this report.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 11:43, Thu 2 September 2021

  • Enforcement of Weight Limits are down to the local police. Please see information on the following link, including how to report info/ 55/ transport_roads_and_parking/ 588/ report_or_track_roads_and_highways_problems_-_potholes_street_lights/ 7

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 14:59, Mon 13 September 2021

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