Temporary road closures Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders Occasionally, works on or near the highway may require a road to be either temporarily closed or diverted. Such closures require a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order which is arranged by the Council. How to apply for a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order To apply you will need to complete a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order Request. The costs involved with making the Order as well as that for any necessary signing is met by the person or organisation requesting the Order. As there is a legal and consultative process to be undertaken, at least six weeks notice is required.