The heavy rain in the City has subsided today but several rivers are still showing increasing levels. We recommend that residents check the river gauges regularly and in particular those located upstream of the City. There is still a lot of water to flow through.
Click here for the river gauge real time map
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Drivers faced another hazard yesterday as a large pothole developed on the A59 road works on the south bound side of Skip Bridge. The carriageway is single file, over the bridge, there at the moment. Some delays may be expected,.
Several Councillors including – Andrew Waller – toured their wards yesterday to identify areas where gullies might be blocked. Some surface water flooding was identified by Andrew in Osprey Close (run off from agricultural land), Westfield Place, Cornlands Road, St Stephens Rd., St Stephens Square and Gale Lane, Any blocked gullies have been reported for attention.
Following delays because of the poor weather, TalkTalk have issued a revised timetable for their roadworks programme.
Cyclists will be hoping that the York Council’s announcement that £500,000 will be spent upgrading major cycle routs in the City will allow for work to be undertaken on the York – Selby path. In places, the popular leisure route has become very uneven following the ravages of winter.
River Ouse at Naburn today. Well within its banks
Snow melt has caused large ponds to form on low woodland
The cycle track is still scarred by graffiti and dumping. The Council no longer clears graffiti unless it is judged to be obscene.
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