Grantham Southern Relief Road makes more progress

  Posted: 04.03.21 at 08:40 by The Editor

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The final 14-tonne and 20-tonne bridge beams for the new A1 connection to the B1174 was lifted into place last month.

The work represented a major milestone on the £102 million road which is due open by the end of 2023.

As Nub News recently reported, some thirteen 14+ tonne bridge beams were lifted into place.

In a monthly progress report on the much-needed scheme, Lincolnshire County Council has also reported:

"What we achieved in February

Installed the final 14-tonne and 20-tonne bridge beams for the new A1/B1174 connection

Carried out essential site clearance works to the A1

Continued steel and concrete works to the new A1/B1174 connection

Started laying road surfacing at the eastern roundabout

Continued earthworks across site, particularly at western end of the scheme

Continued Phase Three Anglian Water watermain diversion and BT ducting

Continued post-excavation archaeological reporting

What's happening in March

Pour concrete for the new bridge connecting the A1/B1174

Continue drainage works and earthworks across the entire site

Start kerb installation at the western roundabout

Continue Phase Three Anglian Water watermain and sewer diversions

Continue post-excavation archaeological reporting


Upcoming traffic restrictions and closures

None

Current/ongoing traffic restrictions and closures

50mph speed limit and narrowed lanes on the A1 between Harlaxton to Little Ponton

For the latest news on the Grantham Southern Relief Road, visit www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/majorprojects.

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