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Roadworks in Leicester - 3rd September 2017

Published on Friday, September 1, 2017

New works in the city (w/c Sunday 3 September):

• Abbey Park Road: Leicester 10k Race. Road closures as required from 8am-11am along race route (South Church Gate; Bay Street; Friday Street; Craven Street; Sanvey Gate; Vaughan Way; Highcross Street; St Nicholas Place; Applegate; Peacock Lane; St Martins; Hotel Street; Market Place South; Market Place Approach; Gallowtree Gate; Haymarket; Belgrave Gate; Loughborough Road; Thurcaston Road; Abbey Park Road) on Sunday (3 Sep) only.

• Somerset Road: carriageway resurfacing. Road closed between Parker Drive and Burnham Drive on Sunday (3 Sep) only. Diversions in place.

Ongoing works:

• Market Place: carriageway improvements. Road closed between Odeon Arcade and Cheapside. Diversions, including changes to one-way system, in place.

• Friar Lane: carriageway improvements. Road closed between Southgates and Berridge Street. Diversions in place. Access maintained for pedestrians.

• Welford Road: carriageway improvements. Temporary lane closure in place between Welford Place and Marlborough Street.

• King Street: carriageway improvements. Road closed between Belvoir Street/Welford Place and Marlborough Street. Access for pedestrians maintained.

• Colton Street: construction work. Road closed between Church Street and Rutland Street. Diversions in place.

• Marlborough Street: construction work. Road closed between Welford Road and Duke Street. Diversions in place.

• York Street: building works. Road closed between Albion Street and Granby Street. Diversions in place.

Please note that emergency situations may require work schedules to be changed at short notice.

For queries, please contact Area Traffic Control on 0116 254 0000. ATC lines are open Monday-Friday 6.30am-6.30pm, and 9.30am-1pm on Saturdays.

For up-to-date information tune in to Radio Leicester (104.9 FM).

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