Apply for a temporary traffic regulation order (TTRO)

If you want to temporarily stop or limit vehicular or pedestrian traffic on the public highway, you can apply for a temporary traffic regulation order (TTRO).

These are normally used to allow emergency or essential work to be carried out.

A temporary traffic regulation order costs £2,043.

How to apply

For all temporary traffic regulation orders, we require a minimum of 12 weeks’ notice to process the request.

To apply, you'll need:

  • a plan clearly indicating the affected section of road or right of way and the alternative routes
  • a signing schedule
  • name and address of your chosen contractor
  • a copy of your contractors Public Liability Insurance of £10 million

For section 50 applications you'll also need to supply:

  • front and back of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 accreditation, operative and supervisor
  • statutory undertaker plans from your contractor (STAT plans)
  • a copy of your contractor’s risk assessment and method statement (RAMS)
  • certification or qualification of use of CAT & Gennie location device

Copies of documents must be uploaded with your application. If you fail to do so, your application will not be processed. This will cause delays and may affect your start date. 

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We may waive these fees for registered charities, on condition that the charity number is clearly marked on correspondence.

How long your licence is valid for

The maximum possible duration of an order for a highway is 18 months.

At the end of this period, you may submit an application for an extension of the traffic regulation order on GOV.UK to the Secretary of State. This will incur further costs.

Help with your application

If you need any help or support with your application, email [email protected].