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Last Updated: Thursday, 24 February, 2005, 10:32 GMT
Noise improvement scheme for road
Dual carriageway
Residents have complained about noise from the road
A North East Lincolnshire road that has caused a noise nuisance for people living near to it, is to undergo a 3.6m improvement plan.

The A180 dual-carriageway will be resurfaced with low noise material in a bid to make it quieter for those living in Habrough and Stallingborough.

Extra drainage and safety barriers will also be installed on the road which runs from Grimsby to the M180.

The work, which starts on Monday, is expected to last for three months.

'Good news'

Motorists are being advised that lane closures and speed restrictions will be in force for three months.

David Benstead, Highways Agency project manager, said: "This is good news for residents and motorists as they will enjoy the benefits of an improved road surface with better skid resistance, which will be smoother and quieter.

"The risk of flooding during periods of heavy rainfall will also be minimised."

Nearby residents had complained to the council and Highways Agency about the current noise for a number of years.

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