Work to start to rebuild road damaged by storm in North Yorkshire

Work is scheduled to begin on Monday (17 October) to reconstruct a road near Pateley Bridge that was damaged by storms. The section of the B6265 at Red Brae Bank, Bewerley, suffered a landslip when severe storms in February 2020 caused the land below the roads to subside. Since then, the road has been kept […]

North Yorkshire trials new tech to stay ahead in winter roads maintenance

State-of-the-art technology is due to be employed to monitor North Yorkshire’s vast network of roads throughout the winter months to help ensure routes can be kept open during severe weather. Artificial intelligence, computer modelling and live data as well as cutting-edge sensors to check road surface temperatures and moisture levels will be used to closely […]

Business leaders praise improvements to major road junction in North Yorkshire

Business leaders have praised a multi-million pound upgrade to one of North Yorkshire’s busiest junctions to help tackle traffic tailbacks and attract new enterprise to the county. The upgrade to Junction 47 on the A1(M) is already having huge benefits for commuters, residents and holiday-makers amid the summer tourism season around two months after the […]

North Yorkshire Council set to ramp up chargepoint provision

North Yorkshire County Council looks set to submit a bid to the Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Fund for £2.7m to support a pilot scheme to aid the county’s transition towards local chargepoint provision, eventually to be secured on a commercial basis without public funding. The authority hopes to install 140 electric vehicle chargers over four […]

North Yorkshire pulls together during Storm Arwen

Emergency services and local councils have been working together across North Yorkshire through the night and are continuing their efforts today to keep roads clear and people safe as Storm Arwen continues to affect the county. Multi-agency teams have been pulling out all the stops to protect residents and to support Northern Powergrid which is […]

Final phases of £4m Scarborough junction improvements to begin

A £4m project to ease congestion and to improve safety at four key junctions in Scarborough is nearing completion as work is set to begin on the final junction on Monday (October 4). The Scalby Road, Stepney Road and Falsgrave Road junction will be widened and the existing mini-roundabout replaced with traffic signals. Scalby Road […]

Council says investment in gritters ensures county is “well prepared for winter”

North Yorkshire’s County Council says keeping its vast roads network moving for residents and businesses is a high priority, and so it has invested almost £2.2m in 18 new gritters to replace some of the vehicles in its fleet of 80 gritters. Cllr Don Mackenzie, Executive Member for Access, said, “We fully understand how important […]

Cycle training in North Yorkshire among schemes to benefit from Government funding

Young cyclists will be among those to benefit from funds secured by North Yorkshire County Council following a successful bid to Government. The authority has heard that it will receive more than £200,000 from the Department for Transport’s (DfT) Local Authority Capability Fund. The funding is to help authorities to plan good active travel infrastructure. […]

North Yorkshire Council launches on-demand bus service

North Yorkshire Council has launched its on-demand bus service. Users can choose when and where they want to travel via a dedicated app which has been created by Via, the leader in TransitTech. Once a desired pick-up and drop-off location has been selected, riders are directed to a nearby bus stop. The mobile app allows […]

Contractors invited to tender for £60m project to realign the A59 at Kex Gill

Contractors are now being invited to tender for the £60m scheme to realign the A59 at Kex Gill, according to North Yorkshire Council. Following the confirmation of Government funding and planning approval earlier this year, the invitation to tender marks the latest stage in the work to secure this major trans-Pennine route for generations to […]


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