Temporary speed restriction on Beggars Lane and footpath closures for new M1 Lubbesthorpe bridge construction

beggars laneLeicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to Introduction of a temporary 40mph speed restriction on Beggars Lane, Lubbesthorpe and Leicester Forest East.

The 40 mph speed limit is to be enforced to allow for the increase in construction traffic during the building of the new bridge over the M1.

The restriction will commence on the 1st June 2015, and may last for up to 18 months.

Temporary closure of footpaths

To allow for the construction of the the new bridge, footpaths W4 and W3a are also subject to a temporary closure order.

Footpath W3A will be closed from the 1st June 2015 for 6 months and footpath W4 will be closed for up to 1 week on a date yet to be announced.

The alternative route for all those affected will be signed on site.

The extent of the speed restriction and footpath closures is shown on the maps below.

For further information contact:

Leicestershire Highways Tel:  0116 305 0001

Beggars Lane Speed Limit Map

 

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w4

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