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Further delays for Gainsborough surfacing and road marking works due to adverse weather

26 January 2018

Road resurfacing, replacing road markings and improving traffic signals are among works to be carried on a number of roads in Gainsborough.


26/01/2018 – Further delays for Gainsborough surfacing and road marking works due to adverse weather

Due to adverse weather conditions, works to lay final road markings and surfacing, as well as works to traffic signals, will now take place from Saturday 27 January as follows (subject to suitable temperatures and reasonable weather conditions):

Sat 27 January to Fri 2 February – final road markings and high friction surfacing laid at Bridge Road Westbound / A631 Thornidke Way / Heapham Road and Lea Road

  • 7pm to 6am nightly, including weekends
  • Road closures in each area as work is carried out with signed diversion routes in place
  • Works expected to end by 6am on Saturday 3 February*

Mon 29 January and Fri 2 February – final road markings and high friction surfacing laid at A156 Lea road/Foxby Hill junction

  • 7pm to 6am nightly, Monday to Friday
  • North section works will be carried out under road closure with diversion via Foxby Hill/Foxby Lane/ Heapham Road/A631/A156 Ashcroft Road/A156 Lea Road
  • South section works will be carried out under temporary traffic signals
  • Works expected to end by 6am on Saturday 3 February*

Tues 30 January to Fri 2 February – cutting traffic loops and commissioning traffic signals at A631 Thorndike Way/ Heapham Road junction

  • 9:15am to 3:30pm daily
  • Heapham Road works will be carried out under road closure with diversion via A631 Thorndike Way/ A156 Ashcroft Road/ A156 Lea Road/ Foxby Hill/ Foxby Lane
  • A631 Thorndike Way works will be carried out under lane closures with temporary 30mph speed limit in place 24 hours a day
  • Works expected to end by 6am on Saturday 3 February*

* Works are subject to suitable temperatures and reasonable weather conditions.


17/01/2018 - Gainsborough road marking works delayed due to adverse weather

Works to lay final road markings across the project will now take place during w/c 22 January as follows.

Additional information about resurfacing works at A631 Thorndike Way/ Heapham Road junction has also been included.

w/c 22 January -  final road markings laid at A156 Lea Road /Ashcroft Road / Trinity Street / Bridge Road Westbound / A631Thornidke Way / Lea Road/Foxby Hill junction

  • 7pm to 6am nightly, Monday to Friday
  • Road closures in each area as work is carried out with signed diversion routes in place
  • Works expected end at 6am on Saturday 27 January*

Weds 17 January to Fri 26 January – resurfacing works at A631 Thorndike Way/ Heapham Road junction

  • 7pm to 6am nightly, Monday to Friday
    - Some daytime works (9:15am to 3:30pm) may be required towards the end of the work for final surfacing
  • Road closure between A631 Thorndike Way and Marshall Way
  • Diversion route via A631 Thorndike Way/ A156 Ashcroft Road/ A156 Lea Road/ Foxby Hill/ Foxby Lane
  • Day time works (9:15am – 3:30pm) will be required between 22 and 26 January to lay the final surface
  • Lane closure in place on A631 Thorndike Way until end of the works
  • Works expected end by 6am on Saturday 27 January*

10/01/2018 - Due to adverse weather conditions resurfacing works extended

Due to adverse weather conditions, works to resurface the area will continue after 12th January 2018 and will be carried out as follow:

w/c 8 January – final surfacing on A156 Lea Road/Foxby Lane junction

  • 7pm to 6am – 8/01/2018 - A156 Lea Road/Foxby Hill
    - Road closure between Foxby Hill and Shakespeare Street
    - Diversion via Foxby Hill/ Foxby Lane/ Heapham Road/ A631 Thorndike Way/ A156 Ashcroft Road – Vehicle access to Aldi shop will be maintained at Sheakespeare Street junction
  • 7pm to 6am – 9/01/2018 - A156 Lea Road/Foxby Hill
    - Road closure between Foxby Hill and Summergangs Lane
    - Diversion route via Diversion via A156 Lea Road/ A1500/ A15/ A631/ A156 Ashcroft Road – Vehicle access to Ford dealer/MOT centre will be maintained at Summergangs Lane junction
  • 9:15am to 3:30pm- 11/01/2018 - A156 Lea Road/Foxby Hill)
    - Road closure between Foxby Hill and Summergangs Lane
    - Diversion route via Diversion via A156 Lea Road/ A1500/ A15/ A631/ A156 Ashcroft Road – Vehicle access to Ford dealer/MOT centre will be maintained at Summergangs Lane junction
  • 9:15am to 3:30pm - 12/01/2018 - A156 Lea Road/Foxby Hill
    - Road closure between Foxby Hill and Shakespeare Street
    - Diversion via Foxby Hill/ Foxby Lane/ Heapham Road/ A631 Thorndike Way/ A156 Ashcroft Road – Vehicle access to Aldi shop will be maintained at Sheakespeare Street junction
  • Works expected to end at 3:30pm on Friday 12 January*
  • During the road closure at the Lea Road/Foxby Lane junction, bus stops on A156 Lea Road, Ashcroft Road and Sandsfield Lane will be suspended (100, 105 and 107)

w/c 15 January – final road markings laid at A156 Lea Road /Ashcroft Road / Trinity Street / Bridge Road Westbound / A631Thornidke Way / Lea Road/Foxby Hill junction

  • 7pm to 6am nightly, Monday to Friday
  • Road closures in each area as work is carried out with signed diversion routes in place
  • Works expected end at 6am on Saturday 20 January*

Weds 17 January to Fri 26 January – resurfacing works at A631 Thornidike Way/ Heapham Road junction

  • 7pm to 6am nightly, Monday to Friday
    - Some daytime works (9:15am to 3:30pm) may be required towards the end of the work for final surfacing
  • Road closure between A631 Thorndike Way and Marshall Way
  • Diversion route via A631 Thorndike Way/ A156 Ashcroft Road/ A156 Lea Road/ Foxby Hill/ Foxby Lane
  • Works expected end by 6am on Saturday 27 January*

*Works are subject to suitable temperatures and reasonable weather conditions.


09/11/2017 - Final works delayed until 2018 due to adverse weather

Please note that daytime resurfacing works will be taking place throughout w/c 11 December from 9:15am to 3:30pm, as outlined below*:

  • Tuesday 12 December – resurfacing of A156 Lea Road, including north leg of roundabout and half lane of Carr Lane
    - Road closure between Bridge Road and Carr Lane roundabout
    - Diversion route through Bridge Road/Ashcroft Road
  • Wednesday 13 December – resurfacing of A156 Lea Road, including south leg of roundabout and half lane of Carr Lane
    - Road closure on the Lea Road approach to Carr Lane roundabout
    - Diversion route through Foxby Lane/Heapham Road/A631 Thorndike Way
  • Thursday 14 and Friday 15 December – resurfacing of A156 Ashcroft Road closure
    - Road closure from Carr Lane roundabout junction with A156 Ashcroft Road to Bridge Road roundabout
    - Diversion route through A156 Lea Road/Bridge Road
    - As part of the Ashcroft Road works, bus stops on Ashcroft Street, Gordon Street and Drake Street will be suspended. Temporary bus stops will be provided on the A156 Lea Road/Watersworks Street junction and on the A156 Lea Road/Shakespeare Street junction.

*Works are subject to suitable temperatures and reasonable weather conditions.

Steve Wiles, local highways manager, said: “In order to lay final surfacing along the A156 Lea Road and A156 Ashcroft Road within the required temperatures, daytime works will be carried out for four days, starting on Tuesday 12 December.

“We apologise for any inconvenience caused and kindly remind residents to not park on areas where ‘no parking’ cones are present during the works.”


11/10/2017 - Road improvements planned for Gainsborough over the next two months

Roadworks

Works to be carried out in three phases

The works, which started on Monday 9 October, will be carried out in three separate phases, with the final set of improvements coming to an end on Friday 8 December.

The first phase, taking place from Monday 9 October to Friday 24 November, will see traffic signals and pedestrian crossing facilities at the junction of Thorndike Way and Heapham Road upgraded, as well as existing footpath resurfaced.

A series of lane closures on the A631 will be in place for the duration of the work. A temporary 30mph speed limit will also be enforced throughout the duration of the works and temporarymulti-way traffic signals will also be installed while the existing signals are removed as part of the upgrade work.

The second phase of works will take place from Monday 13 November to Friday 8 December. This set of works will see sections of carriageway at the locations below resurfaced, with all road markings and pedestrian crossing traffic detection systems replaced.

  • Lea Road, from the rail bridge to Bridge Road, including the roundabout and the first 50m of Carr Lane from roundabout
  • The whole of Ashcroft Road
  • Bridge Road, from the roundabout to King Street
  • Trinity Street, from roundabout to Southolme
  • Thorndike Way, from the rail bridge to Bridge Street, including the roundabout
  • Lea Road, between Shakespeare Street and Summergangs Lane

The resurfacing will be carried out overnight between 7pm and 6am, Monday to Friday.

A detailed programme of phase two works, including road closures, diversion routes and other traffic management, will be made available closer to the works.

The final phase of works will take place from Friday 8 December to Wednesday 13 December and includes resurfacing at the Thorndike Way/Heapham Road junction, including each approach and exit.  

In addition to a full road closure of Heapham Road, a series of overnight lane closures on the A631 will be in place from 7pm to 6am, Monday to Friday.A temporary 30mph speed limit will also be enforced throughout the duration of the works.

A highways spokesperson said: “All of the improvements we’ll be carrying out over the next two months are essential to keeping the Gainsborough’s road network up-and-running. Taking care of essential maintenance now, as part of one package, will mean less disruption for residents and commuters in the future.

“We intend to do everything we can to minimise the impact these planned improvements might cause. However, due to the nature of the works, there will inevitably be some disruptions, so we ask residents and road users to remain patient, as any short-term inconvenience will be greatly outweighed by the long-term benefits.”

These improvements are being funded using part of the £5.4m allocated to the authority by the Department of Transport (DfT) from its National Productivity Investment Fund. The money was awarded to help reduce congestion at key locations, upgrade or improve the maintenance of local highway assets, improve access to employment and housing, and develop economic and job creation opportunities.

For up-to-date information about this and other roadworks, visit www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/roadworks.

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