Final road closures as Lincoln Eastern Bypass nears completion

The last series of weekend road closures for works on three new major Lincoln roundabouts will start next month.

Night-time temporary traffic lights will be in place at Wragby Road roundabout for three weeks, starting on Monday, September 14.

The lights will be in place Monday to Friday evenings from 6.30pm to 6am, and will allow for the safe completion of street lighting and traffic signage works.

As well as this, there will be a series of weekend closures at Lincoln Road in Branston, lasting around six weeks on the following dates:

  • Saturday, September 5 to Monday, September 7
  • Saturday, September 12 to Monday, September 14
  • Saturday, September 19 to Monday, September 21
  • Saturday, September 26 to Monday, September 28
  • Saturday, October 3 to Monday, October 5
  • Saturday, October 10 to Monday, October 12

Works are scheduled to begin at 6am on Saturdays and finish at 6am on Mondays.

Lincoln Road roundabout is almost done. Photo: Lincolnshire County Council

Temporary traffic lights will be in place on Lincoln Road from 9.30am to 3.30pm from Monday to Friday, starting on Tuesday, September 1 for six weeks.

The diversion route will be via South Park Ave/South Park to St Catherines to A15 to B1178 to B1188, and vice versa.

Greetwell Road will also be scheduled for six weekends of work, causing closures on the following dates:

  • Saturday, September 19 to Monday, September 21
  • Saturday, September 26 to Monday, September 28
  • Saturday, October 3 to Monday, October 5
  • Saturday, October 10 to Monday, October 12
  • Saturday, October 17 to Monday, October 19
  • Saturday, October 24 to Monday, October 26

Works at Greetwell Road will begin and end at the same time as Lincoln Road, with potential for the road to reopen earlier than 6am on Mondays, depending on the progress of work.

Temporary traffic lights will also be in place on Greetwell Road from 9.30am to 3.30pm, Monday to Friday, for six weeks starting on Monday, September 14.

The diversion route will be via Outer Circle Road / Bunkers Hill / A158 Wragby Road / Kennel Lane / Hawthorn Road / Croft Lane / Church Lane / Fiskerton Road, and vice versa.

Karen Cassar, assistant director for highways at Lincolnshire County Council, said: “We’re nearly finished with all our works at the new Lincoln Road and Greetwell Road roundabouts.

“We’ll be doing our very best to complete all of these works as efficiently as possible, with an aim to minimise the amount of time the road closures and traffic signals are in place.”

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