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Canwick Road work is 'on track'

Improving traffic flow Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Lincolnshire County Council say five months worth of construction work to improve traffic flow on Canwick Road in Lincoln is well on track ahead of its planned completion date of the end of May.

It comes as a new stage of overnight closures are introduced on Canwick Road and Canwick Hill from today. Lincolnshire County Council say they are trying to minimise disruption to drivers by carrying out certain work overnight. The council also says construction work is taking place on site 24/7. A number of drivers have suffered daily delays as a result of the project. Here is project manager Sam Edwards.

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A63 in Hull closed

The HIghways Agency says the A63 in Hull is closed in both directions between the A1079 and the A1165 due to an overturned vehicle.

Police are diverting traffic via local routes with eastbound traffic diverted onto Market Place and westbound traffic diverting from the Great Union Street Roundabout.

Delays are likely.

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Rail service suspended after level crossing accident

Rail services between Newark and Lincoln Central have been suspended following an accident on a a level crossing at Collingham.

It is affecting East Midlands Trains between Newark North Gate and Lincoln Central. Emergency services were called to the scene this lunchtime to find a car had left the road and was on the railway line.

They managed to remove the vehicle and the driver, a man, was airlifted to hospital. His condition is not yet known.

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