Closures on Hull’s busiest road will start next week with…

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Closures on Hull’s busiest road will start next week with…

Closures on Hull’s busiest road will start next week with diversions in place around the city centre
2021-08-12 10:32:00
Hull's busiest road is set for a series of overnight closures starting from next week. Traffic will be diverted off the A63 in the city centre between the Daltry Street flyover and Roger Millward Way between 8pm and 6am during the temporary closures. Read more: Digging starts on Hull's most expensive and biggest ever hole They are due to start on Monday, August 16, and will continue for up to 14 weekday nights throughout the rest of the month. The measures are being put in place to allow contractors working on Highways England's £355m upgrade scheme on Castle Street to remove the current pedestrian crossing at Porter Street and install a temporary one. The site of the new underpass in Castle Street in the city centre They will also continue changing the layout at the Mytongate junction where work has recently started on the construction of a new 400 metre-long underpass. Fran Oliver, Castle Street project manager for Highways England, said: “The A63 will be closed between Daltry Street flyover and Roger Millward Way from Monday, August 16 for up to 14 weekday nights as we remove the Porter Street pedestrian crossing and install a temporary one, as well as carrying out alterations to the roadworks layout at Mytongate junction. For the latest Hull Live headlines direct to your inbox, click here. “The closures will be in place Monday to Friday between 8pm and 6am, apart from the Bank Holiday weekend, when work will finish on Thursday evening and re-start the following Tuesday evening. “We are working hard to keep disruption to a minimum as we carry out this significant investment for Hull city centre, which will bring real benefits for drivers and to region’s wider economy. Artist’s impression of how the Porter Street footbridge will look over the A63 (Image: Highways England) “I would urge drivers and pedestrians to follow the diversio

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