Hull traffic: Warning to avoid city centre…

Hull traffic: Warning to avoid city centre as A63 closure causes chaos
2019-11-02 13:37:00
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailDrivers are being warned to avoid Hull city centre because of heavy traffic. The A63 Castle Street is currently closed in both directions in order for a new footbridge to be installed, and Spring Bank West westbound is still closed after a water main burst earlier this week. Click here for more details on when Spring Bank West will reopen. Drivers are now warning others about driving into the city centre, with heavy and sometimes stationary traffic in many main roads. Hull City Council said: “Heavy congestion building in Hull city centre due to closure of A63. “Please avoid if at all possible. The road is closed until Monday at 6am as work to lift the Princes Quay Footbridge into place is carried out.” East Yorkshire buses are currently reporting delays of 20 minutes to services, and posted on Twitter that buses will avoid the city centre. The tweet said: “Buses will miss the city centre loop and go direct to the Interchange on the way into town where possible, to try to avoid the worst of the queues.” Click here for live traffic updates. Peter Nilsson, chair of the Hackney Carriage Association, is also warning drivers saying: “If you don’t need to come into Hull today, I’d advise that you didn’t.” Drivers have been seen making U-turns in Hessle Road near the Daltry Street flyover. Traffic management system Inrix is reporting queuing traffic around the city including at Mytongate roundabout, Spring Bank West, Holderness Road , Beverley Road, Clough Road, Ferensway and Anlaby Road. Traffic and road closures around Castle street in Hull (Image: Katie Pugh) Spring Bank is also affected by delays. One driver said: “Absolutely terrible. Am sat at HRI now and Anlaby Road is complete gridlock eastbound.” Another said: “Totally gridlocked, slow crawling down Derringham Street and Argyle Stree

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