UPDATE – Apparently the Council are to close Wheldrake Lane in an attempt to reduce delays on the A19 this evening
Drivers are complaining about huge delays for peak hours traffic as a result of the Councils road works at Crockey Hill
Some residents are asking for the traffic light controlled restrictions to be lifted at peak times as alternative routes are also congested.
Real time congestion information can be found on this web site https://roadworks.org/
Crockey Hill congestion
Work is due to start today on resurfacing the carriageway in Severus Street.
Temporary parking restrictions will apply for a couple of days
Work is expected to be completed by Wednesday 23 August.
Work will take place from 9.30am – 4:00pm, Monday to Friday. To allow work to take place safely temporary signals will be in operation during the works which may lead to some delays for motorists.
The work will include a full overhaul of the traffic signal equipment, including changes to the pedestrian crossing equipment to facilitate puffin style near side red and green man displays. The existing pedestrian crossing will also be widened are realigned following feedback.
From Monday 5 June, City of York Council will start a new highways scheme which will see a number of improvements made to Clarence Street – located off Gillygate and Lord Mayor’s Walk.
The work is estimated to take around five weeks to complete and will include resurfacing areas of the road and footpaths and installing new traffic lights at the Clarence Street/Lord Mayor’s Walk junction.
New pedestrian crossings will also be installed and improvements will be made to footpaths and drainage too. Clarence Street will be resurfaced as will the area of the Clarence Street/ Lord Mayor’s Walk junction and sections of Gillygate and Claremont Terrace. (more…)