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Leicester's Belgrave Circle: Final phase of roadworks

Roadworks have been in place for several months Credit: ITV News Central

The final phase of road closures are due to take place around Belgrave Circle in Leicester.

From tomorrow night there will be a series of lane closures and traffic diversions to allow resurfacing.

The work is due to be completed this month Credit: ITV News Central

The works, which have included removing the old flyover, are due to end in late March.

Roads around Belgrave flyover re-open ahead of schedule

The roads around the flyover reopened 3 days ahead of schedule Credit: ITV News Central

Roads around what was previously one of Leicester's most iconic landmarks have reopened three days ahead of schedule.

Road improvements still need to be carried out on the roundabout Credit: ITV News Central

The Belgrave Flyover has now been completely demolished after work to bring it down began in February. Road improvements still need to be carried out on the roundabout and Belgrave Road. The work should be completed by October.

Work to demolish the flyover started last month Credit: ITV News Central

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Only half of the Belgrave Flyover left standing!

Work to dismantle the southernmost part of the Belgrave Flyover has got underway this week.

Work to remove the northerly bridge span was completed last week, three days earlier than planned.

Demolition is due to be completed by early April, with the rest of the wider scheme of road improvements on Belgrave Circle and new parking spaces finished by October.

Read: The Belgrave Flyover demolition

Major demolition works on Leicester's Belgrave flyover

Work has already started on the Belgrave Flyover in Leicester Credit: ITV News Central

Major demolition works to remove large sections of the Belgrave flyover in Leicester will start this weekend.

From midnight tonight, there will be a nine-day complete closure of the northern exit and slip roads from the Belgrave Circle.

Belgrave Flyover demolition expected to cause travel delays

Traffic delays are expected as work to demolish the Belgrave Road flyover is due to start on Saturday February 15. The road will be closed from Saturday February 1.

The structure which was built 40 years ago, is due to be knocked down next month as part of plans to redevelop the Golden Mile.

Belgrave Flyover Leicester Credit: ITV News Central

It could take between two to three months to complete the work. A public consultation ends January 29.

Belgrave Flyover Leicester Credit: ITV News Central

Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre, in Melton Road, is hosting a drop-in session on Friday from 2pm to 6pm.

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