North Hykeham Relief Road

About the project

This project will link the Lincoln Eastern Bypass with the existing Western bypass to create a ring road. It will also form part of the Lincolnshire Coastal Highway.

View the planning application

Aims and benefits

The project aims and benefits are to:

  • assist the sustainable economic growth of Lincoln and Lincolnshire
  • reduce congestion in and around North Hykeham, Lincoln and the surrounding villages
  • improve the quality of life in the Lincoln area
  • maximise accessibility to central Lincoln
  • improve road safety in central Lincoln and the other nearby settlements

A 3D flight over the North Hykeham Relief Road proposed route from June 2023

Cost and funding

£110 million was allocated for the project in November 2020 from the Department for Tranport's 'Large Local Majors' programme.

The remaining budget will be funded by Lincolnshire County Council and developer contributions, which the council will forward fund.


*All future dates are projected and subject to change dependent on external factors.