Roadworks set for another Lincoln city centre route

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Work to move underground cabling in the centre of Lincoln will impact overnight traffic on dates across the next three months.

The majority of the work by Western Power Distribution will be carried out between 8pm and 6am at the Lincoln High Street junctions with Tentercroft Street and Portland Street.

There will also be some daytime impact on footpaths.

The company has added that all works will be closed down on Lincoln City home match days.

Western Power Distribution will carry out works in the High Street/ Tentercroft Street area

The works are as follows:

  • January 14 to 16 – Road crossing works to be completed at the junction of Tentercroft Street / St Marks / High Street. Works to be completed using three way lights and temporary pedestrian crossings
  • January 17 – Road crossing on Portland Street. Three way temporary traffic lights to be used overnight
  • January 22 to 25 – Footpath works to be completed at night on High Street outside Tesco and JD Sport, using three way lights and temporary pedestrian crossings
  • January 28 – Works along Brayford Wharf East under foot bridge, which will be closed
  • February 4 – St Marks footpath works to be completed during normal working day. No traffic management to be used in road way. Footpath use to be restricted while this works to be completed which should take approximately 10 working days.
  • February 18 to April 5 – Excavation works along the High Street starting on Monson Street and working towards Tentercroft Street / St Marks. Parking Bays will be suspended as we pass these areas while we work. When Lincoln City play their home games our works will be closed down and all materials will be removed from the High Street.

Roads to avoid

The Western Power works are in addition to other highway projects in the city including traffic light upgrades on Ropewalk and St Marks retail park. 

These works will start on Monday, February 4 and will last around four weeks.

Ropewalk will remain open to traffic but will be subject to temporary lane closures.

People are also reminded that a full closure to drivers and pedestrians is in place on Brayford Wharf East until February 18 due to work on the new level crossing footbridge.