Boston Distributor Road
The Boston Distributor Road would provide a new route west of the town. However, it is subject to funding and future development in Boston.
It would link the A16 to the north, the A1121 Boardsides and A52 to the west, and the A16 to the south.
A ‘safeguarded corridor’ for the route is in the draft South East Lincolnshire Local Plan.
The Quadrant development, which links the A16 with London Road, is under construction.
We back the project and are supported by Boston Borough Council and potential land developers.
Aims and benefits
The project aims and benefits are to:
- support local housing growth
- reduce traffic congestion in and around Boston
- mitigate the impact of increased rail traffic
- increase safety for all road users
Cost and funding
The estimated cost for the entire distributor road is in the region of £100m.
Funding for the first phase of the project is by Chestnut Homes. No additional funding is currently available, but we are looking for other possible funding sources.
- November 2008: Study undertaken to identify potential constraints with distributor road
- July 2014: The Quadrant awarded £4.75m grant from Greater Lincolnshire LEP
- March 2015: Planning permission for The Quadrant granted
- March 2016: Further traffic analysis confirms the relevance of a distributor road
- June 2016: Work on The Quadrant Phase 1 commences
- March 2017: Boston Transport Strategy 2016-2036 released
- January 2019: Case summary and request for funding towards the business case
- TBC 2021*: The Quadrant Phase 1 complete
*All future dates are projected and subject to change dependent on external factors.