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Sunday, 6 October 2013

NCN 549 Re-opened

The Hilton to Uttoxeter route has been subject to a road closure at Scropton for some months to permit flood alleviation works to be carried out.
It is now re-opened and here are some photographs of the re-aligned road and the new culverts alongside.

Approaching Scropton from the Sudbury side.

New culverts beneath the road here and you can see how the level of the road has been raised to clear them and how much earthmoving has been carried out to protect Scropton village from flooding by the nearby River Dove.

And down the other side of the newly raised section to enter Scropton village,

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