A46 Dunholme and Welton Roundabout – Night-time road closures on A46 planned for September

Welton and dunholme roundabout

Drainage works, kerb installation, excavation of ditches and more planned for A46 Dunholme and Welton Roundabout this month.

What we achieved in July and August

  • Major earthworks, including excavating and moving nearly 40,000 tonnes of material, which will be re-used for constructing the scheme's road, ponds and ditches
  • Lowered the crest of the hill on the A46 towards Market Rasen by 2m to increase visibility
  • Installed over a quarter mile of new, improved drainage on the north and south sides of the A46
  • Altered the field level west of Lincoln Road by 1m to allow for construction of the new roundabout and alignment
  • Laid new road surfacing on the A46 towards Market Rasen

What's happening in September

  • Carry out drainage works, including building new manholes and installing gullies, in the verges on the A46 on the new Lincoln Road alignment west of the existing Lincoln Road
  • Installed kerbs on the new Lincoln Road alignment west of the existing Lincoln Road
  • Major road reconstruction works on the A46 towards Dunholme
  • Prepare for utility diversions, including Anglian Water and BT
  • Continue excavation of ditches along the route of the new Lincoln Road

Current/Ongoing traffic restrictions and closures

  • Temporary 30mph speed limit on the A46 and Lincoln Road Welton

Upcoming traffic restrictions and closures

  • Night-time closures on the A46, between Lincoln Road (to Welton) up to the Scothern Lane crossroads, from 7pm to 6am, M-F, for four weeks starting on Thursday 3 September (subject to suitable weather)
    • The diversion route during the closure will be via A631 to A15 to A46 Riseholme, and vice versa.
  • Temporary traffic signals, as required, from 9:30am to 3pm on the A46 from Thursday 3 September  until early December

Published: 10th September 2020