Marsh Lane Roundabout and Boston Active Travel improvements reach midway point

Works to improve the A16 in Boston, along with active travel in the surrounding area, are now more than halfway complete. Cllr Richard Davies, executive member for highways, said: “Our first two ‘Levelling Up’ projects are continuing to go well. In fact, we’re now past the midway point for both. “Since starting in May, the team […]

Lincolnshire dresses up its roads in a big way

Lincolnshire County Council is increasing the amount of surface dressing on its road network this year. Now underway, LCC Highways is actioning £5 million worth of surface dressing for Lincolnshire that will run through to the end of July at over 150 sites. In total, there’s 137 miles of Lincs roads getting the treatment– that’s […]

Winvic starts work on Lincolnshire highways framework with A16 start

Winvic Construction Ltd has commenced its first project under the Lincolnshire County Council highways framework contract; the General Works’ Lot contract is to deliver new infrastructure assets as well as infrastructure improvements across the county over four years. The works to Marsh Lane roundabout on the A16 and works to improve active travel links in Boston near Wyberton Low […]

Lincolnshire councillors agree extra £7 million for highway repairs

Councillors in Lincolnshire have agreed updated budget proposals that protect frontline services despite significant financial challenges. Final budget proposals for 2023/24 were agreed by the council’s executive at their meeting on Tuesday 7 February. The updated proposals include an additional £7m for highways maintenance, which was identified as a priority area by residents in a […]

£5m more for Lincolnshire’s roads

Lincolnshire County Council has voted to spend a further £5m of revenue on much needed road maintenance.  The money comes from council areas that have underspent on projected budgetary needs and will now be put into vital roadworks across the county. This latest spate of good news from the council for the roads network follows […]

Lincolnshire County Council to consider increasing the value of its highway contracts to help support small contractors as inflation bites

Significant increases in inflation could add almost £1 million alone to the cost of Lincolnshire County Council’s highway maintenance work. A council report said that the authority will consider increasing the value of its highway contracts so that suppliers can cover rising costs. Its supply chain, which includes small contractors, are under ‘real pressure’, according […]

In goes the Parklets! as part of Louth active travel scheme

With Lincolnshire County Council crews working across two evenings, the new Parklet seating units have been successfully put on-site in Louth’s Mercer Row as part of the 18-month-long trial Active Travel Scheme.   This is the first time these Parklets have been seen in the UK and Louth is the first location in the country to get them.  Two different […]

Government says no to Lincolnshire’s roads cash plea for missing millions

Lincolnshire County Council has received a letter confirming its roads maintenance grant allocation for 2022/23 remains £12m less than 2019/20. In the 2019/20 financial year, Lincolnshire was allocated £51m maintenance funding. This was cut down to just under £39m for 2021/22 and will remain at this level until 2025 according to the Department for Transport. […]

Balfour Beatty named as preferred contractor for North Hykeham Relief Road

Balfour Beatty has been identified as the preferred contractor for final section of Lincoln’s ring road. A report updating on the North Hykeham Relief Road project, including plans for appointing Balfour Beatty as the scheme contractor, is set to be reviewed and discussed by the county council’s Highways and Transport Scrutiny Committee on Monday 7 […]


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