A46 Dunholme/Welton Roundabout update – New Lincoln Road Welton alignment taking shape

Welton roundabout Nov update

We have moved over 3,000 tonnes of earth, laid over 1,500 tonnes of tarmac, excavated 275m of new ditches, and lots more.

What we achieved in October

  • Installed nearly 220m of new kerb drainage for the new roundabout
  • More than 3,000 tonnes of earth moved across site for constructing embankments
  • Constructed two new tactile crossings at the new roundabout
  • Re-aligned the Horncastle Lane junction to improve drainage and allow more space for vehicles to make the manoeuvres
  • Laid over 1,500 tonnes of tarmac for the new roundabout and its Lincoln Road arm
  • Complete the installation of 15 new gullies on site
  • Installed 300m of new Anglian Water pipes, which will provide the new main feed to Welton and Dunholme
  • Installed 100m of new drainage connections and 1km of BT ducting
  • Excavated 275m of new ditches

What's happening in November

  • Begin construction of new and wider 2.5m shared cycleway/footway
  • Complete the installation of the Anglian Water main and a new smaller main near the commercial site
  • Continue installing new drainage along the newly-aligned Lincoln Road, including excavating and building 14 new gullies and connections
  • Lay an additional 1,500 tonnes of new tarmac throughout the site
  • Construct 350m of new kerbing
  • Finish installing BT boxes and ducting / connecting cables

Current/Ongoing traffic restrictions and closures

  • Temporary 30mph speed limit on the A46
  • Full road closure of Lincoln Road Welton until mid-December
    • Diversion via Honeyholes Lane / Ryland Road / Lincoln Road Dunholme / A46, and vice versa
  • Right-turn ban from A15 onto Heath Lane into Welton and from Heath Lane onto A15 until mid-December
  • Temporary traffic signals, as required, from 9:30am to 3:30pm on the A46 from now until mid-December

Upcoming traffic restrictions and closures

  • Temporary 24/7 traffic signals on the A46 throughout December 2020

Published: 3rd November 2020