Motorists warned of more disruption as £900k roundabout roadworks due…

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Motorists warned of more disruption as £900k roundabout roadworks due…

Motorists warned of more disruption as £900k roundabout roadworks due to start near Humber Bridge
2021-08-10 13:32:00
Motorists across Hull are facing more misery this month as work starts on a new £900,000 scheme to convert a crossroads into a roundabout in Hessle. Work to turn the junction at the A1105 Boothferry Road and First Lane in Hessle into a roundabout will commence on Monday, August 23. East Riding Council say the work is necessary to improve road safety. Read more: 'Sigh of relief' as plans for two fast food drive thrus refused Just over three miles away from Humber Bridge, the roundabout's creation will involve reconfiguring the existing staggered crossroads where First Lane meets Boothferry Road. The work is expected to take 17 weeks to complete. Read more: Driver captures daredevil 'Guy Martin' biker in village stunt The roadworks will mean a number of road closures and consequent diversions in the Hessle area. Part of the diversion routes will also have to go past the Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital. A map showing the road closure and traffic diversion that will be put in place for First Lane (north) (Image: East Riding of Yorkshire Council) Drivers should be aware of the following road closures: First Lane (north) is due to be fully closed at its junctions with Boothferry Road for 17 weeks from 23 August, 24 hours a day First Lane (south) is due to be fully closed, 24 hours a day, for six weeks from 23 August, 24 hours a day The central reserve gap will be closed for the duration of the works The A1105 Boothferry Road will also be closed provisionally on Sunday 28 November, 5 December and 12 December, from 9am to 6pm, for resurfacing works East Riding Councillor Gary McMaster said the authority has invested in the scheme because the roundabout will “greatly improve road safety”. The design of the new 900k roundabout junction at Hessle (Image: East Riding of Yorkshire Council) Adam Holmes, head of infrastructure and facilities at East Riding Council, has also thanked drivers and residents in advance “for their patience”. Mr Holmes added that the roadworks were “necessary to make the site safe for our workers, for m

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