Whitby roadworks: Helredale Road lay-by scheme now due to start earlier - here's when
Roadworks are due to begin on one of the main roads into Whitby a week earlier than planned.
Originally due to start on February 21, the roadworks on the A171 at Helredale Road will see grass verges converted into a lay-by.
The scheme will last for 12 weeks and will require two-way temporary traffic lights.
But North Yorkshire County Council says the start date has been brought forward to Monday February 14, to fit in with utility companies.
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Roadworks at Bagdale got under way last week too, which involves replacing stonework and railings between the mini-roundabout at the bottom of Chubb Hill, working towards the town centre and the junction with Spring Hill.
County Cllr Joe Plant, who represents Whitby' s Streonshalh division, said of the double roadworks: "We feel that making the most of the quieter months before the warmer weather comes around is the best option."
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