Lincoln roadworks to watch out for from next week

Half term is almost upon us, and with it the county’s highways department and contractors will take the opportunity to complete roadworks in the city.

Here’s a roundup of the key holdups you could be faced with next week.

Carholme Road

Temporary traffic signals will be in place on Carholme Road outside the Winning Post petrol station and Co-op store from next week. Photo: Google Street View

There are two sections of works to watch out for on Carholme Road.

Temporary traffic lights will be installed outside the Winning Post petrol station and Co-op shop from Monday, October 22 until Friday, October 26.

This is for a connection to the main sewer in the carriageway.

The junction of Carholme Road with Newland in Lincoln. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Secondly, there will be a single lane closure at the Carholme Road junction with Newland.

This closure starts on October 21 and will be in place for several months to allow site access for the construction of new student accommodation at Viking House.

Tritton Road

Space will be created on the verge to allow for speed monitoring. Photo: Google Street View

Temporary traffic lights will be in place between the Skellingthorpe Road and Dixon Street junctions to create a hardstanding area for the Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership to monitor speeds.

Works will be ongoing from Sunday, October 21 for five days through half term.

Skellingthorpe village

Redwing Close, Magpie Close, Woodpecker Close, Lapwing Close and Mallard Close are all set to be resurfaced in Skellingthorpe.

The roads will be closed while the work takes place, which is due to begin on Monday, October 22 and is expected to be completed by Saturday, October 27.

Washingborough Road

Once the half term break comes to an end, there will be another two week closure to look out for the in the east of the city.

Washingborough Road will be closed for two weeks as part of the Lincoln Eastern Bypass project from 6am on Monday, October 29 until 6pm on Sunday, November 11.