Construction work is continuing on the new Tesco Express store at the junction of the A47 Hinckley Road and Kirby Lane, Kirby Muxloe.
However, the county council has been informed by developers, working on behalf of the supermarket giant, that the proposed weekend closure from tonight (Fri 7th) until Monday morning has now been put back to the weekend of 22nd and 23rd February.
The work being carried out involves a new entrance and exit from the car park and associated changes to the traffic signals, including better crossing facilities for pedestrians. There will also be carriageway resurfacing.
Work started two weeks ago and has also involved the full closure of Kirby Lane for the duration of the works to allow two-way, unrestricted traffic flow on the A47.
A spokesperson for Leicestershire County Council said: “We are doing all we can, as the highways authority, to minimise the impact on road users and keep them regularly informed of any changes."