Prepare for Olympic torch arrival in Louth and Mablethorpe area say Lincolnshire County Council

WITH the arrival of the Olympic flame to the county and the Louth area just weeks away, people are being reminded to plan ahead.

On June 27 and 28 and July 3 and 4, the iconic Olympic torch will be making its historic journey through the county.

This once-in-a-lifetime celebration will see people lining the streets to welcome the torch and a number of special events, which are likely to lead to significant disruption on Lincolnshire’s roads, say Lincolnshire County Council.

They say people are being encouraged to make the ‘appropriate preparations’.

Mike Nicholls, highways network manager, said: “Businesses, schools, transport and many other services across the county will be affected, so it’s important you find out what’s happening near you.

“Some disruption is inevitable, so please allow extra time for your journeys, find an alternative route or perhaps re-consider them altogether.”

County schools, transport providers and many businesses and organisations have already been contacted directly about local arrangements.