The Skegness Roman Bank Improvement scheme saw the full reconstruction of a 550-metre section of carriageway and footway between the Burgh Road/Castleton Boulevard junction to just past Elmhirst Avenue.
As part of the works, the following improvements were made:
- 550m of carriageway excavated and replaced with 7,000 tonnes of new tarmac and other materials
- New road lining
- Half a mile of new drainage installed
- Refurbished the pedestrian crossing near the junction of Roman Bank and Sea View Road
- Footways on both sides of the carriageway rebuilt
Aims and Benefits
- Keep the coast's road network up and running
- Improve journeys in Skegness
- Increase safety for all road users
Cost and Funding
The total cost for the Skegness Roman Bank improvement project was £4.8m and was co-funded by £3.6m from the Department for Transport's Challenge Fund and £1.2m from Lincolnshire County Council.nty Council.
- Feb 2020: DfT allocates £3.6m to the council from its Challenge Fund
- July 2020: Executive approval
- Sept 2020: Construction begins
- March 2021: Cadent Gas identifies pipeline must be diverted and starts work to re-locate it
- May 2021: Works pause and Roman Bank fully re-opens temporarily for the summer season
- September 2021: Works re-commence
- April 2022*: Project complete
*All future dates are projected and subject to change dependent on external factors.