A63 drivers facing 20-mile diversion during months of works

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A63 drivers facing 20-mile diversion during months of works

A63 drivers facing 20-mile diversion during months of works
2021-06-18 10:49:00
Drivers on the A63 are set to face a 20 mile and up to half an hour diversion and 40mph speed limits for months when maintenance works begin in the coming weeks. Highways England stated the closures, from 8pm to 6am Monday to Friday, would begin on Monday, June 28 and be in place until February at Junction 38 of the A63 near North and South Cave. Read more: Roadworks to block access to Humber Street in three month closure The agency added the £5.2m works to replace barriers on a three mile stretch the A63's central reservation would see one side of the carriageway closed at a time, with the other open to traffic. Highways England Programme Delivery Manager Phil Jepps said drivers should plan their journeys in advance while closures are in place. Contractors A-one+ stated in a letter to nearby residents the works could add up to 30 minutes onto journey times, adding a 40mph speed limit will also be in place. The works are set to take place from Junction 38 of the A63/M62 at North Cave and the A63 at South Cave, with traffic diverted from Howden to Western Interchange. Motorists who usually join the A63 westbound at Melton or Welton are due to be diverted onto the carriageway to head east to the Western Interchange, also known as the A15 Hessle junction. To sign up for the Hull Live newsletter, click here. They will then be diverted onto the A164 and A1079 to Howden, with signs in place when the A63's westbound carriageway is closed. Both carriageways are set to remain open during the day wh

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