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Road which closed to gas leak ‘should re-open by weekend’

Boston’s Fydell Street should be re-opened by the weekend, engineers from gas network Cadent have said.

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Coun Richard Davies

‘Ambitious’ £200m plans for ‘coastal highway’ could see ‘massive boost to the entire county’

A series of meetings are taking place this week which could pave the way for one of the most ambitious road schemes in Lincolnshire’s history.

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Traffic in Boston

‘Money for bypass or town bridge in five years’? - Council leader hopes for ‘successful outcome’ in major town scheme

‘If we can get things ready to go, I would hope there’s something within the next five years’ - Boston Borough Council’s leader has told his fellow members regarding the town’s potential share of a £100 million road fund.

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Traffic in Boston. Library image EMN-171025-170653001

Motorists delayed by up to an hour due to series of roadworks in town

Commuters are facing serious delays around Boston due to a number of roadworks taking place at the same time this week.

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Firefighters battling the flames on the main concourse of Nottingham railway station. EMN-181201-114659001

Major Nottingham station fire impacts Lincolnshire rail network

East Midlands Trains staff at Sleaford station have been dealing with passengers affected by the disruption caused to the rail network by a major fire which broke out at Nottingham station in the early hours of this morning (Friday).

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Minor accident causing delays on the A16

Traffic on the A16 near Wyberton is being delayed during the school run by a minor accident this afternoon (Friday).

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Police accident

Two released from car following collision

Two people had to be released from a vehicle following a collision at Hubberts Bridge on Christmas Day.

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Temporary traffic lights are causing long delays.

FURTHER UPDATE: A17 re-opened after barrier is fixed

Swineshead Bridge level crossing has now re-opened following repairs to the barriers, National Rail has confirmed.

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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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Road closed

Long delays on A17 between Sleaford and Boston after level crossing failure

There are long delays on the A17 after level crossing barriers got stuck in the down position this morning, Tuesday.

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The roads are expected to be extra busy this Friday

Warning not to travel on ‘frantic Friday’

Drivers are being urged to avoid travelling on “Frantic Friday” this week when the last of the year’s commuter traffic will clash with the Christmas getaway.
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The county council's new generation gritter - 'The Beast'. EMN-171213-175949001

Lincolnshire’s gritters drive the equivalent of to the South Pole and back to keep roads safe

Despite a catalogue of minor and more serious collision on Lincolnshire’s roads in recent days due to ice and snow, the county council says its gritters have covered a distance equal to a trip to the South Pole and back.

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Snow in the Wolds today. Photo: Horncastle Police

Number of crashes on Lincolnshire roads due to snow - latest police advice

Snow is now falling across much of the county and Lincolnshire police are seeing hazardous travel conditions and a number of road accidents and incidents, particularly across the south of the county.

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The Beast will soon be treating Lincolnshire roads in the winter season.

Gritters gear up for weekend of wintry weather

With freezing temperatures forecast over the next few days, the county’s gritters are ready to roll.

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Police accident

Man taken to hospital following Gosberton collision

A man has been taken to hospital following a collision outside a village pub this morning (Monday) which has closed a high street.

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Gritters are ready for action today after the firstsnowfall on the Wolds in Lincolnshire. EMN-171130-124221001

Gritters prepared to do battle with the weather to keep Lincolnshire moving as first snow falls

With snow already falling on the Wolds in the Louth area and forecast to potentially fall across other parts of Lincolnshire as temperatures plummet, the county’s gritters will be out on the roads to keep them safe for motorists.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Driver dies after leaving vehicle and falling into dyke following collision

A man has died after falling into a dyke following a collision in Eastville last night (Tuesday).

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UPDATE: Road in Wyberton closed after Ford collides with stationary vehicle

Officers have confirmed London Road, in Wyberton, is currently closed after a Ford vehicle left the road and collided with a stationary vehicle this morning (Friday).

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East Midlands Ambulance Service.

Statistics as part of Road Safety Week

As part of their road safety week (Monday, November 20, to Sunday, November 26) the charity Brake have released research findings into the impact of road collisions.

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RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

Overstaying in private car parks could prove to be a hidden cost this Christmas as the RAC is warning drivers they are now 13 times more likely to receive a ticket than a decade ago.

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