Archive for the "Transport" category

N E Lincs Council agrees to raise speed limit on key road

North East Lincolnshire Council has approved plans to raise the speed limit on the town stretch of Peaks Parkway from 30mph to 40mph Councillors unanimously supported a recommendation made by a Cabinet working group set up to look into the issue earlier this year following a petition signed by almost 2,000 people calling for an […]

Overnight road closures for resurfacing works in N E Lincs

North East Lincolnshire Council and its partner Cofely will be resurfacing some of the borough’s roads during the next couple of months Advanced warning signs will be displayed and local diversion routes set up for any overnight closures. Resurfacing work will start on 29 September 2014 on the B1203 between the A18 and Waithe Lane, […]

Cleethorpe Road flyover footbridge closure

A  pedestrian footbridge in the Cleethorpe Road flyover in Grimsby will be closed from this week until the end of February next year for essential maintenance work to be carried out The access ramp that takes pedestrians over the railway line needs to be closed to keep the public and contractors safe while the bridge […]

Grimsby: Appeal to trace driver involved in Nuns Corner collision

A pedal cyclist went to hospital after he was involved in a collision at Nuns Corner in Grimsby at approximately 0830hrs on Monday 15 September. The 37-year-old Cleethorpes man was on his bicycle when the collision occurred with a car. The cyclist attended the minor injuries unit at the Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital and […]

Under-21s to get bus pass discount

All 16-21 year olds in England will get a 66% discount on bus travel under plans unveiled by the Liberal Democrats today. The proposal, which forms part of the pre-manifesto launched today, would see all 16-21 year olds would be given a Young Person’s Bus Pass. It would help young people with the cost of […]

Work begins to reopen damaged A180 bridge near Grimsby

Work to repair and reopen a bridge over the A180 near Grimsby begins next weekend. The Laburnham Bridge, which links Cravens Lane in Habrough with Killingholme Road, was damaged in 2012 when a lorry struck the bridge and caused extensive damage to the structure. When the work, which involves completely replacing the bridge deck, is […]

Grimsby town centre traffic update: Town Hall Street

Works to improve the junction between Town Hall Street, Town Hall Square and East Street in Grimsby were carried out last night The end of Town Hall Street is now a Give Way junction, allowing traffic to flow from Town Hall Square to East Street more freely. North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with […]

N E Lincs Council want your views on proposed changes to concessionary travel on bus routes

North East Lincolnshire Council is asking local people for their views on proposed changes to the current Concessionary Travel Scheme on local bus routes. Since April 2008 the council has provided free off-peak, local bus travel, to concessionary bus pass holders anywhere in England. Currently pass holders are charged a 50p flat fare to travel […]

Humberside: 132 test positive for Drink Driving as part of Summer Drink Drive Campaign

Motorists are being urged not to risk their lives or others by drink driving as 132 people were found to be drink driving during the force Summer Drink Drive Campaign. Officers were out in force during June and July 2014 testing for drink driving as part of the annual Campaign. Across the force 2155 breath […]

N E Lincs full council to have final say on Peaks Parkway speed limit

A final decision about whether to increase the speed limit on a major route into Grimsby will be made at a full meeting of North East Lincolnshire Council next month, cabinet members agreed today (Wednesday 6 August) Members of the council’s cabinet group met this afternoon to discuss a report about proposals to change the […]