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Roadworks and road closures

Before you travel check whether your route is affected by roadworks or temporary traffic restrictions (road closures) to stay ahead of potential congestion in York.

Road users can expect some delays travelling in and around York from early January 2018. City of York Council has coordinated unavoidable and essential work on the road network and the city’s utilities to limit the disruption. 

  • Check whether your route is affected at
  • Check if your bus service is affected
  • Consider an alternative route or allow more time for your journey
  • Know all your options- our journey planner will tell you if you’re better off leaving the car at home or using one of our Park & Ride sites
  • Get live updates on twitter from @york_travel

For all road closure information in the York area please see Temporary Traffic Restrictions on the City of York Council website. This includes details on restrictions in place for road surfacing and utility works as well as temporary traffic restrictions for special events and parades in the city.

For national roadworks information please visit

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