Sustrans cyclepath set to close for a week

Cyclists and pedestrians will be affected by a week-long closure from Monday as part of the Lincoln Eastern Bypass works.

A section of the Sustrans path between Witham Park House in Lincoln and Ferry Lane in Washingborough will be closed from 6am on Monday, October 29 until 6am on Saturday, November 3.

The diversion route for cyclists will be via Ferry Lane and Washingborough Road, which will be closed to vehicular traffic during this time (except construction vehicles), to Canwick Hill/Broadgate.

The diversion route for pedestrians will be via Five Mile Bridge and the footpath on the south of the North Delph.

Diversion Route – Sustrans Cyclepath. Photo: Lincolnshire County Council

On the pictured map the cyclist and pedestrian diversion routes are shown in pink and red respectively, while the Sustrans route closure is indicated in blue.

The closure will provide Galliford Try safe access to install a temporary haul bridge over the Sustrans path, the River Witham and North & South Delphs.