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Work to start this year on £96m Lincoln bypass

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Mike Kelly Property & Surveying, Construction Management, Project Management & Controls...

Construction is expected to finally start this year on the long-awaited Lincoln bypass after approval for the scheme was granted following a public enquiry .


Lincolnshire County Council will now look to seek tenders and appoint a contractor for the job.

Work is scheduled to start by the end of this year and take 24 months at a cost of £96m.

Executive member for highways and transportation, Councillor Richard Davies, said: “I am very pleased with the outcome of this inquiry.

“I am glad that the inspector saw that the bypass a vital component in our plans to create a fit-for-purpose highways infrastructure for the needs of an expanding Lincoln.

“Hopefully we can now progress with this long-awaited bypass without any further needless expense or delay.”