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Road closures for Lincoln Grand Prix cycle race

As the 57th Lincoln Grand Prix cycle race approaches, a number of road closures or restrictions have been announced ahead of the race.

The annual road race takes place on May 11, with a smaller Grand Prix Sportive on May 10.

This will result in a number of temporary road closures or restrictions over the weekend in Lincoln and the surrounding areas.

The closures particularly affect uphill Lincoln and villages north of the city.

The road closures for both days are as follows:

Saturday, May 10 – Lincoln Grand Prix Sportive

Temporary Road Closures
These closures and restrictions are in place from 4pm until 6pm on May 11.

  • Castle Hill
  • Drury Lane
  • Michaelgate
  • Wordsworth Street

Temporary One Way

  • Drury Lane — traffic to travel towards Carline Road
  • Michaelgate — traffic to travel towards Wordsworth Street between 7am and 5pm
  • Michaelgate — traffic to travel towards Hungate 5pm and 9pm

Sunday, May 11 – Lincoln Grand Prix and West Common Junior Road Race

Temporary Road Closures

  • A57 Saxilby Road (A46 to B1190)
  • Bailgate
  • Burton Road (Yarborough Crescent to Middle Street)
  • Castle Hill
  • Chapel Lane
  • Church Lane
  • Drury Lane
  • Eastgate (Bailgate to East Bight)
  • Fen Lane, Burton
  • Hungate (Motherby Lane to Spring Hill)
  • Long Leys Road
  • Longdales Road (Ravendale Drive to Newport)
  • Manor Lane, Burton
  • Michaelgate
  • Middle Street
  • Minster Yard
  • Motherby Lane
  • Newport
  • Northgate
  • Spring Hill (Beaumont Fee to Hungate)
  • Steep Hill (Michaelgate to Castle Hill)
  • The Avenue
  • Westgate (St Pauls Lane to Bailgate)
  • West Parade (The Avenue to Beaumont Fee)
  • Wordsworth Street
  • Yarborough Crescent
  • Yarborough Road
  • B1398 (Burton Road to A631)
  • A1500
  • A631 (B1398 to Hill Road, Springthorpe)
  • Springthorpe Road
  • Hill Road
  • Common Lane (From Heapham to Upton)
  • High Street, Upton
  • Upton Road
  • B1241 (From Upton Road to Broxholme Lane)
  • A1500 (to be able to cross B1241)
  • Broxholme Lane
  • Carlton Lane

Temporary One Way

  • Long Leys Road — traffic to travel towards Yarborough Road
  • Yarborough Road — southbound between Long Leys Road and The Avenue
  • The Avenue — traffic to travel Southbound towards Newland
  • Burton Road — northbound from Yarborough Crescent to Queen Elizabeth Road
  • A57 — Burton Waters to Long Leys Road, traffic to travel towards Long Leys Road
  • Fen Lane, Burton — traffic to travel towards A57
  • Manor Lane, Burton — traffic to travel towards A57

Suspension of No Right Turn

  • Queens Crescent junction with Yarborough Road
  • Hampton Street junction with Yarborough Road
  • Yarborough Rd junction with Upper Long Leys Road

Suspension of One Way

  • Minster Yard
  • Cecil St
  • Westgate — St Pauls Lane to Bailgate

Residents and businesses affected by the circuit are being asked by event organisers to park vehicles in driveways or in nearby streets.

Vehicles deemed a hazard to cyclists on the course will be removed by event contractors into a safe place otherwise.

Signs have been placed on roads affected by the course to warm local residents of the weekend disturbance.

For more information about the cycling races and closures, visit the Lincoln Grand Prix website.