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Traffic Management

New Forest District Council (NFDC) is Hampshire County Council's (HCC) agent for many traffic issues.

This Council works in partnership with  the Highway Authority, Hampshire County Council, in relation to traffic management matters in the New Forest area. With regard to requests for traffic management, NFDC carry out this service on an agency basis on behalf of HCC under an agency agreement. NFDC has a current traffic management programme adobe icon TM Programme 2017/18 [39kb] . 

Hampshire County Council have approved a new policy for Traffic Management schemes, prioritising investigation where injury accidents are currently occurring - this came into effect on 1st June 2016. Further information can be found on the HCC website.  Please note any suggestions received will be assessed against the new criteria for potential inclusion in the 2018/19 Traffic Management Programme.

Temporary Road Closures and other restrictions are arranged by NFDC for either planned or urgent works on the highway.   Contact to give provisional dates and request an application form.  Charges apply in all cases. 

Public Consultations - everyone has the opportunity to comment on proposed Traffic Regulation Orders. The advert gives details about how and when to make representations.  Proposed Permanent or Experimental Traffic Regulation Orders advertised.

Permanent or Experimental Traffic Regulation Orders made by New Forest District Council.

NFDC also deal with Road Closures for Special Events like parades. For Sporting events on the highway contact to give provisional dates and request an application form.  Charges apply in most cases.  Before you start, please refer to Hampshire County Council's Traffic Management Guidance for event organisers to help plan your event.  The single point of contact for events in the NFDC area is .

Disabled Persons Parking Bays.

The speed of traffic Speed Data is often a key concern. Speed Data  records speed information from NFDC's speed indicator devices. See also Road Safety for more information.

Online Maps show the existing parking and loading restrictions within the district·

Updated: 6 Feb 2018
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