Road Works





24 FEBRUARY 2020: Work has commenced.


Updated 11 February 2020.

Road improvements
to the A47 at East Winch is due to commence on 24 February 2020 for approximately 3 weeks, subject to weather conditions.
See the letter from Highways England which gives details  here

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Latest information is that

This project will begin on 24 February 2020 for approximately 3 weeks, subject to weather conditions. A letter will be sent shortly to local residents and businesses with further details on the scheme.

 

The scheme does not include changing to low energy bulbs, it will purely involve improvements to the crossing facilities, reduction of speed limits, the installation of new signs and dropped curbs. Associated works will include the construction of a new footway to connect crossing points, vegetation clearance to restore footway widths and new warning signs indicating the present of pedestrians crossing in the road will be installed.



See below a letter from Highways England to the Parish Council regarding forthcoming work at East Winch. Note the reference to the speed limit - highlighted in red.

Dear Mr Pannell

Thank you for your email to my colleague Tom Lawman regarding the upcoming works in East Winch. This has been passed to me to respond as part of the project team for the scheme.

I can confirm that the designs for this project have now been completed and the speed limit reduction is being processed as we speak. We are aiming to be onsite in January and should be completed by the end of the financial year, we will be writing to all local residents and businesses shortly with information on the project.

I hope this provides you with the update you requested, but if you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact me or you can give our dedicated customer contact centre a call on 0300 123 5000


Latest information at 11 January is that the project will begin on 24 February 2020 for approximately 2 weeks, subject to weather conditions. A letter will be sent shortly, to local residents and businesses,.with further details of the scheme,
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