Overnight A63 closures through Hull city centre extended

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Overnight A63 closures through Hull city centre extended

Overnight A63 closures through Hull city centre extended
2021-09-03 10:41:00
The overnight closure of the main A63 route through Hull city centre is set to continue for another two weeks. Both carriageways between the Daltry Street flyover and Roger Millward Way have been closed to traffic on weekday evenings since the middle of August. The restrictions have been imposed by National Highways as part of the ongoing £355m upgrade scheme on Castle Street. Click here for more city centre news. Now they are set to be extended until September 17 to allow for the completion of a temporary pedestrian crossing at Porter Street and for continuing works to the nearby Mytongate junction. Eventually, a new pedestrian bridge will be constructed at Porter Street. The Commercial Road exit onto the A63 in Castle Street The additional overnight closures will also allow engineers to carry out surveys and preliminary work at Myton Bridge ahead of plannned improvements to the structure due to be carried out in early 2022. As a result, traffic will be diverted via alternative routes between 8pm and 6am between Monday and Friday over the next fortnight. In addition, the exit onto the A63 westbound carriageway from Commercial Road will remain closed until the end of October. This measure has allowed contractors to start work on the walls of a new underpass being constructed on the route which will form part of a new-look Mytongate junction when the improvement scheme is completed in 2025. Meanwhile, National Highways say work is continuing overnight on installing new steel safety barriers on the A63 between junction 38 at North Cave and South Cave. It means the A63 is closed overnight between junction 37 of the M62 and Sou

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