11 February 2019
Leicesteshire County Council has agreed to the Temporary Closure of South Street. The works will be carried out in two phases:-
Phase One - South Street will be cloased from Prior Park Road for approximately 50m in a westerly direction on 17th February. Temporary traffic signals will be in operation and there will be a temporary suspension of the one way on Lower Church Street from South Street to Market Street.
Diversion route for Phase One
Phase Two - From 18th February for approximately eight days a temporary one way system on South Street from Prior Park Road to Bath Street.
Diversion route for Phase Two
There will be no waiting on South Street and Lower Church Street.
The closure is to enable Western Power to carry out infrastructure upgrades.
The diversion routes will be:
Phase one - via Lower Church Street, Market Street, Bath Street, South Street (part) and vice versa
Phase two - via South Street, Lower Church Street, Market Street, Bath Street and vice versa.
Press Release on road closure