A Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) is a legal document. Under the provisions of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, local authorities can implement TROs which allows the highways authority (Cambridgeshire County Council) to:
- improve road safety
- preserve or improve the character or amenity of an area
- prevent use of a road by unsuitable vehicles
- prevent serious damage to the highway
- reduce and manage congestion
Implementing a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) requires a statutory procedure to be followed. This includes:
Following the completion of the design, consultation must be undertaken. This will require obtaining the views of the appropriate County Councillor and District / Parish Councils (where appropriate), the Police and the Emergency Services. Please see our Current TRO consultation section to see what consultations we are currently undertaking. The proposal may be amended following consultation.
This includes the publishing of at least one notice in the local press. The County Council will usually display notices in any roads that are affected and, if it is deemed appropriate, may deliver notices to premises likely to be affected. For at least 21 days from the start of the statutory notice period the proposal can be viewed at the appropriate District, City or County Council office during normal office hours
The notices invite the public to comment on the proposals which must be made in writing to the address specified in the notice during this period. Substantial objections and contentious issues are reported to Members.
Making the Order
Once approved the TRO can be formally sealed and an operational date published. Should substantial changes to the TRO be required following consultation, this may necessitate a new advertisement process. This procedure can take some time to complete and the advertising and legal fees may be substantial.
Once made, it remains in force until superseded or revoked.
For information on TRO application forms in relation to third party funded schemes, please go to our Privately funded highway improvement webpage.
For further enquiries please contact [email protected] or telephone 0345 045 5212.
If you wish to object to any of the below proposed orders, please send the reason for objection by e-mail (quoting the reference number) before the closing date to [email protected].
Proposed TROs (Reference Number PR0500) – To implement disabled persons parking bays in various locations in Cambridge and revoke the disabled persons parking places in the vicinity of 39 Wadloes Road, 20 Beche Road ad 40 Bateman Street, Cambridge. Closing date for comment is 5 December 2018.
Proposed TRO (Reference Number PR0504) – Proposed installation of double yellow lines on Chapel Lane and Butts Lane, Wicken. Closing date for comments is 6 December 2018.
Proposed TRO (Reference Number PR0505) – Proposed 30mph speed limit on Jerusalem Drove/The Green, Wardy Hill, Coveney, from a point 265 metres west of its junction with Dams Head Drove (Byway No 10 Coveney) in an easterly and southerly direction to a point 49 metres north of its junction with Hale Fen Lane (Unclassified). Closing date for comment is 7 December 2018.
Proposed TRO (Reference Number PR0501) – Proposed 30mph speed limit on Doddington Road, Benwick from a point 530m east of its junction with Heron Way in a north easterly direction for a distance of 82m. Closing date for comment is 7 December 2018.
Proposed TRO (Reference Number PR0503) – Proposed 40mph Speed Limit, Wood Lane, Ramsey. Closing date for comment is 7 December 2018.
Proposed TRO (Reference Number PR0494) – Proposed amendment to the existing Prohibition of Driving Order to allow motor vehicles to use the length of Ely Road from its junction with B1381 in an easterly direction for a distance of 95m. Closing date for comment is 14 December 2018.
Proposed TRO (Reference Number PR0508) – Proposed installation of a bus lane on the eastbound carriageway of the A1307 (Cambridge Road), Linton. Closing date for comments is 14 December 2018.
Proposed TRO (Reference Number PR0507) – Proposed waiting restrictions on Various Streets, Huntingdon (Avenue Road, Christie Drive, Cowper Road, Dartmoor Drive, Hodson’s Drive, Parkway, Priory Grove, Snowdonia Way). Closing date for comments is 21 December 2018.
Proposed TRO (Reference Number PR0486) – Installation of double yellow lines on Church Street, Old Hurst. Closing date for comments is 2 January 2019.
Proposed TRO (Reference Number PR0511) – Installation of double yellow lines and a limited waiting bay on Station Road, Ely. Closing date for comments is 27 December 2018
Proposed TRO (Reference Number PR0502) – Installation of waiting, loading / unloading restrictions on Syers Lane (A605), Whittlesey. Closing date for comments is 10 January 2018