Category: Highways

  • An update on A647 scheme

    Latest information below: New animation shows how £16million Connecting Leeds project will improve A647 Connecting Leeds have released an animation which shows how a multi-million pound project will improve a key corridor that connects Bradford and Leeds. The main focus of the scheme is to introduce new bus lanes in key locations to ease congestion.…

  • AVOID BAYTON LANE TODAY

    I have received the note below: Traffic Update – Bayton Lane in Yeadon/Horsforth. Please avoid Bayton Lane today, we are attending an incident at the Horsforth side & we anticipate that there will be traffic delays as a result.

  • FOOTWAY RESURFACING – MAIN STREET AND POOL ROAD, POOL

    I have just been sent the information below: Please find below the Customer Care information for the above street. “Dear Resident FOOTWAY MAINTENANCE SCHEME – MAIN STREET AND POOL ROAD Arthington Lane to Pool Road As part of our footway maintenance programme we intend to carry out works at the above location. The works will…

  • CALL TO THE COUNCIL TO REVIEW THEIR WINTER WEATHER/GRIT BIN POLICIES

    I have been approached by residents in various different streets over the past week or so about grit bin provision and why they don’t qualify for a grit bin under the Council’s strict criteria. Many have advised that if they could get access to a centralised pot of grit they would be happy to grit…

  • ROAD SAFETY, POOL BANK NEW ROAD

    A local resident reported an issue regarding the bend of Pool Bank New Road at Firs Hill, in particular the quality of the road surface, as a car had recently shot across the road into the wall. I took this up with the Highways Engineer and his response is below: “The information regarding the skid…

  • Winter Treatment Update

    The Leader of the Council has issued the information below: A continued update from yesterday, and the position concerning winter maintenance operations (Friday 15/01).   Primary routes were gritted at 03:00, at 07:00 and again at 12:00 this lunchtime, collectively over the three shifts the gritting drivers have travelled close to 2500 miles so far…

  • Road safety issue on A660 from Golden Acre car park for 400 yards northward

    I’ve been pushing the Police, Highways and Parks & Countryside following a number of concerns from residents about the parking on the A660 associated with Golden Acre Park at busy times. Set out below is the response I have received from the Highways engineer: “I visited Golden Acre Park during the November lockdown when this…

  • Snow Clearance and general and local update regarding the roads

    I have received the update below from both the Chief Highways Officer in respect of the general situation within Leeds and from the Highways Operations Manager, more particularly about the local situation here in the Ward area. From the Chief Highways Officer: The current position in relation to winter maintenance response to conditions currently affecting…

  • Upcoming Ring Road West park closure – Resurfacing works

    I have received the information below: “I am writing to inform you that carriageway resurfacing works are due to be carried out on the Ring Road between A660 Lawnswood Roundabout and the Clayton Wood Industrial Estate For this to be carried out safely ,  evening  closures with be in place from Lawnswood Roundabout to the…

  • Harewood House junction – evening resurfacing works 25th to 29th Jan

    Highways work is taking place as follows: “As you may already be aware, the junction improvement scheme at The Harewood House/A61 Harrogate Road junction is well under way and is , in fact, nearing completion   The entire junction is due to be resurfaced and relined   Weather permitting – The works will be carried…