Roadworks to cause delays on the A17

Roadworks to cause delays on the A17

Published by KLFM
5:27am 11th September 2019. (Updated at 5:28am 11th September 2019)

Major roadworks could cause traffic delays our area at the end of the month.

The A17 Cross Keys swing bridge is being resurfaced from the 30th of September with some advanced works the day before. 

It will have a significant impact on the south of Lincolnshire and Norfolk bound traffic with temporary traffic lights in place. 

Advisory Diversion route  plan
CREDIT: Google Maps - advised diversion route

The route is a major corridor for agri-food industry with a high volume of HGVs.

The current bridge surfacing has become worn in places since the last resurfacing in 2007 due to the high volumes of traffic using the A17.

traffic lights on red

 

A trial of the temporary traffic lights happened last week (4th and 5th September) while they carried out out some installation works.

Pedestrian access will be unaffected throughout and the operation of the bridge will still be maintained for marine vessels.

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