Bypass weekend road closures begin in Branston this week

The last series of weekend road closures on Lincoln Road in Branston and Greetwell Road will begin this month as work continues on the Lincoln Eastern Bypass.

All works are scheduled to begin at 6am on Saturday mornings and will end at 6am Monday mornings. However, the road may be re-opened before 6am on a Monday morning depending how the works progress.

Subject to suitable weather, the dates for the upcoming weekend road closures and temporary traffic signals are:

Lincoln Road, Branston

  • 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

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

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

Greetwell Road

  • 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

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

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

Wragby Road roundabout

Night-time temporary traffic signals will be in place at Wragby Road roundabout for three weeks starting from Monday, September 14 to allow for the safe completion of street lighting and traffic signage works.

The signals will be in place Monday through Friday evenings from 6.30pm to 6am.

Karen Cassar, Assistant Director – Highways at Lincolnshire County Council, said: “We’re nearly finished with all our works at the new Lincoln Road and Greetwell Road roundabouts.

“Over the course of these essential weekend closures, the team will be focusing their efforts on laying the final layer of surfacing; painting road markings; installing signage, safety barriers, street lighting, topsoil and landscaping; and building footways.

“This is all in addition to our team of site inspectors checking all aspects of both roundabouts to ensure everything is to the quality we expect.”

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