August 8, 2023 6.10 pm This story is over 7 months old

From six minutes to nearly an hour: Driver’s nightmare caused by Skellingthorpe Road works

Some residents are in despair over the roadworks

Local resident Maria Docherty is already exasperated by the year-long roadworks which started on Skellingthorpe Road on Monday, as her usual six-minute journey took almost an hour.

The Western Growth Corridor development is poised to be one of the largest projects in Lincoln in decades, attracting over £500 million of investment and building over 3,200 homes. However, some locals have expressed concerns about traffic chaos during and after the roadworks, with a new junction to be created on Skellingthorpe Road/Birchwood Avenue.

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