Road closures in Nottingham

Two major roads will be closed in Nottingham this weekend while work takes place to extend the city's tram network.

Highways Agency not expecting disruption from Nottingham road closures

Work has started on extending Nottingham's tram network.

As part of the changes two main roads in the city will be closed this weekend while work takes place.

Part of the A52 and A453 will be closed overnight on Saturday whilst work to build a new bridges gets underway. The roads will be open in time for the Robin Hood marathon on Sunday.

Jonathan Pizzey from the Highways Agency has told ITV News Central that they do not expect much disruption.

Tram bridge preparations begin in Nottingham

Preparation work begins in Nottingham for the new tram lines Credit: ITV News Central

Preparation work has begun for a bridge being put in place over the A52 near the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham for the city's new tram lines.

Two major roads will be closed in the city this weekend Credit: ITV News Central

Two major roads will be closed in the city this weekend while work takes place to extend the city's tram network.

The A52 and A453 will be affected by closures.

Read more on the closures.

The bridge will be put in place over the A52 near the Queen's Medical Centre Credit: ITV News Central

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Nottinghamshire roads to be closed this weekend

From tomorrow the A453 between Clifton and the M1 will be closed from 8pm Saturday 28th September until 6am Sunday 27th September. The closure will be repeated every Saturday night until the New Year.

A section of one of the 11 new bridges due to be put in place on the A453 Credit: ITV News Central

The 11 new bridges being put in place on the A453 are part of a widening scheme which will see the road turned into a dual carriageway.

Roads affected by closures in Nottingham this weekend

Drivers should plan their journeys in Nottingham in advance of Saturday 28th September, when overnight work takes place to install bridges on two key routes.

Roads affected by delays

  • A52 will be closed between the Dunkirk Roundabout and Queens Medical Centre from 8pm Saturday 28th September to 6am Sunday 29th September.
  • A453 closed between M1 and Clifton from 8pm Saturday 28th September to 6am Sunday 29th September. (This will be part of an ongoing programme of works that will be repeated every Saturday night until the New Year.)

The bridges will be reopened in time for the Robin Hood Marathon on Sunday.

Major road closures due in Nottingham this weekend

Two major roads will be closed in Nottingham this weekend while work takes place to extend the city's tram network.

Part of the A52 and A453 will be closed overnight on Saturday whilst work to build new bridges gets underway

Road closed at Robin Hood Marathon Credit: Rebekah Downes/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The roads will be open in time for the Robin Hood Marathon on Sunday.

Warnings about road closures in Nottingham

Transport bosses are warning people in Nottingham that road closures will be in place this weekend, with parts of the A52 and A453 being closed overnight on Saturday whilst work to build new bridges gets underway.

Routes are expected to reopen in time for the Robin Hood marathon on Sunday.

A new tram bridge weighing more than 1000 tons will be wheeled into place over the ring road by the QMC, meaning every weekend until Christmas the A453 will be closed overnight whilst bridge structures are built.

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