Press release

Drivers are advised of closures on the A160

A160 Humber Road between Habrough Road roundabout and Eastfield Road closed overnight.

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The A160 Humber Road between Habrough Road roundabout and Eastfield Road will close overnight as part of a major project to improve access to one of the UK’s busiest ports.

Contractors for Highways England need to close the A160 eastbound carriageway between 8pm on Saturday 12 September and 10am on Sunday 13 September for drainage work. And the A160 westbound carriageway will be closed from 8pm on Thursday 17 September until 6am on Friday 18 September for piling work.

Drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes along the A1173.

The £88.4 million project began in March and aims to provide better access to the port and the surrounding area, stimulating growth and unlocking economic benefits. It is due to be completed in summer 2016.

The Port of Immingham is the UK’s largest port by tonnage and handles up to 55 million tonnes of goods every year, including nearly 20 million tonnes of oil and 10 million tonnes of coal.

More details on the scheme, including a computer-generated video showing how the upgraded road will look, are available on the scheme page.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways England customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

Journalists should contact the Highways England press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.

Published 10 September 2015