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A59 Roadworks in York Set To Finish By 26th June


1:53pm 13th June 2014

The roadworks at the roundabout of the A59 junction of the Outer Ring Road are set to be a month overdue, with the latest estimates suggesting they will be completed just a week before the Tour de France comes to the city.

People living nearby are being warned to prepare for overnight roadworks which will take place on and off until 25th June. The city council says it's contractors Belfour Beatty will keep disruption to a minimum but are warning rollers and pavers will have to be used during the night.

York Council is also emphasising to people that local firms are still open for business.It is also stressing that the long term benefits of the works at the newly opened Poppleton Bar Park & Ride will make a major impact on congestion in York.

The latest timescales are:

  • This Weekend - working mainly around the A59/1237 roundabout using temporary traffic signals 8pm to 6am.
  • Week Commencing Monday 16th June - working mainly around the junction of the A59 with Station Road, Poppleton using temporary traffic signals 8pm to 6am
  • Week Commencing Monday 23rd June - finishing off the main roundabout surfacing and markings using a road closure of the A1237, for three nights between 23 – 25 June from 8pm to 6am. Surfacing of Station Road using a road closure of the Station Road/A59 junction for one night (planned for 23 June). Final surfacing on the A59 east and west of the roundabout using temporary traffic signals.

More details on the new Park & Ride sites and accompanying roadworks can be found on York Council's website.



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