Improvements of A159 in Scotter set for completion in December

Works to completely rebuild a section of the A159, between Laughton and Brigg Road in Scotter, are set to end in mid-December.

Coun Clio Perraton-Williams, county councillor for Scotter Rural and executive support councillor for highways, said: "Works on this important £1 million improvement project are continuing to go well.

"In fact, since starting these works in October, the team has already laid nearly 5,000 tonnes of new road material through Scotter.

"And over the next three weeks, they'll be laying the final layer of new road surface in Scotter village while also carrying out improvements to a mile and a half stretch of the A159 south of the village, including laying 2,000 tonnes of material and replacing over 100 manhole covers and drainage grates."

Resurfacing a section of the A159, between Laughton and Brigg Road

Throughout the rest of the project, there will be temporary traffic signals, with a convoy vehicle, south of Scotter on the A159, a one-way system on Scotton High street, between Scotton and the A159 junction to Laughton, to minimise damage to the verges, as the area is registered as a Site of Special Scientific Interest by Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, residents requiring specific access between Scotton and the south end of Scotter are advised to travel via Northorpe and Blyton, a ll other users should follow the signed diversion route, there will be daytime road closures, between Laughton and Brigg Road, from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday and a diversion route via B1400, B1205, A159, and vice versa.

Coun Perraton-Williams said: "I want to thank everyone for their patience while we continue carrying out these important improvements.”

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