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Saxby Road to be closed for bypass works

Leicestershire County Council have announced a temporary road closure as work continues on the North and East Melton Mowbray Distributor Road.


The B676 Saxby Road will be closed at its junction with Lag Lane from 6am on Monday, 29th April with the road scheduled to re-open on Friday, 3rd May at 7pm. Access for pedestrians and cyclists will be available.


Saxby Road will close for bypass works. Photo: NEMM


A County Council spokesperson said: "The closure will be in place so a new drainage network can be installed as part of a new roundabout construction. All diversion routes – via the A607 to the A1 - will be clearly signposted. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused during the work."


Construction of the north and east parts of Melton’s distributor road started in May last year, the 7km road will relieve traffic congestion in the town centre and unlock land for new housing.


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