The Secretary of State for Transport signs off Compulsory Purchase Order and Side Road Orders for A614

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A multimillion-pound scheme to improve five junctions along the A614/A6097 corridor edges one step closer following confirmation of the Compulsory Purchase (CPO) and Side Road (SRO) Orders for the scheme from the Secretary of State for Transport.

Nottinghamshire County Council is now in a position to formally secure land at Ollerton Roundabout, Lowdham Roundabout and Kirk Hill, East Bridgford as well as temporary rights of access to facilitate construction of the new areas of highway along the major road network.

Whilst plans have been designed to minimise the amount of land needed and use land that is already owned by the council, 57 plots of land will be required, of which 19 are owned by private individuals.

Nottinghamshire County Council Leader, Councillor Ben Bradley MP, said: “This is fantastic news for Nottinghamshire. We’re already negotiating with landowners to try and acquire the necessary land and rights by agreement where possible and I’m pleased to say that negotiations have so far been very positive. I’m thankful to those landowners for working with us.

“Now the legal processes have been formally signed off, we can move to purchase the land needed in preparation for work to start, which I’m delighted to say should be

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