Initial proposals to your North Hykeham Relief Road happen to be announced. The plans would go to a new dual carriageway join the A46 Pennells Roundabout towards the Lincoln Eastern Bypass, creating a complete ring road round the city.
Cllr Richard Davies, executive member for highways, said: “As part our initial research for your outline business case we’re preparing, we’ve identified than a dual carriageway road is the best desolate man its northern border Hykeham Relief Road.
“In comparison to the single carriageway options, a dual carriageway road would supply a boost in traffic relief for motorists because range of vehicles going to and around the area will continue to increase across the next ten to 20 years.
“Dual carriageway isn’t merely the council’s preferred option. We recently held a series of public engagement events about the project, and 75% of folks that completed surveys said they support dual carriageway over single.
“So a dualled road ‘s what we are pushing at as we pursue the costa rica government funding found it necessary to buy it built.”
Over 1,000 people completed the engagement survey promoted by way of the council in June, with 89% supporting the scheme and 87% preferring a stretch of road that connects the western bypass on the Lincoln Eastern Bypass.
When built, its northern border Hykeham Relief Road is required to cost £148.5m if built as dual carriageway and between £100m and £117m if built as single.
The proposal for finalising a top level view business case based on a dual carriageway North Hykeham Relief Road will likely be discussed for a meeting of the county council’s Highways and Transport Scrutiny Committee on Monday 10 September, with final approval to be given by executive councillors during the early October.
Cllr Davies added: “We’re nearly finished preparing a top level view business case for your North Hykeham Relief Road project, which, once approved, will likely be used when trying to get government funding for the scheme whenever it might be available.
“Its northern border Hykeham Relief is central to the component of infrastructure for any Greater Lincoln area all of which will play a pivotal role in shaping Lincoln’s future.
“By forming the ultimate part of a whole ring road round the city, it will not only should help further reduce traffic congestion in and around Lincoln, North Hykeham and surrounding villages, but it will assist us meet growth targets for any area including approximately 36,960 new dwellings and 11,894 new jobs as much as 2036.
“Along with pushing for any North Hykeham Relief Approach to be built as dual carriageway, in addition, it remains to be the council’s long-term aspiration to help make the Lincoln Eastern Bypass, that’s currently under construction, dualled.”