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Lincolnshire County Council to carry out £152,000 of footpath improvements in Skegness





Council leaders plan a £152,000 dual footpath improvement project on the coast to enhance accessibility.

Lincolnshire County Council will work on Burgh Road and Churchill Avenue in Skegness.

Burgh Road's project starts on Saturday (February 10), with an expected completion by Saturday, March 16, weather permitting.

The footpath works will take place on Burgh Road and Churchill Avenue. | Photo: Google Streetview
The footpath works will take place on Burgh Road and Churchill Avenue. | Photo: Google Streetview

Simultaneously, Churchill Avenue works start on the same day, concluding on Sunday, February 18.

The renovations, costing approximately £152,000, aim to extend footpath longevity.

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Cllr Richard Davies, the Executive Member for Highways, expressed his delight at the commencement of these schemes, emphasising the substantial positive impact on the local community.

"When we rebuild footpaths, there’s naturally going to be some disruption because of the nature of the work. By putting these schemes together, we can get twice the work done for the inconvenience of one job.

“What that will mean is that, when complete, these works will make a significant difference to this part of Skegness and will improve the footpaths for everyone who uses them."

To reduce inconvenience, both projects will run from 7.30am to 5.30pm, with possible weekend work.

Burgh Road will be enhanced with temporary lights, requiring no diversion.

Churchill Avenue will temporarily close, with a signed diversion along Burgh Road, St Mary's Road, Beacon Park Drive, and vice versa.



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