Traffic and Travel Alert: Harrogate district traffic roundup


Last updated Aug 5, 2022

Roadworks continue to cause delays on Harrogate’s Skipton Road this morning.

North Yorkshire County Council has also scheduled some work to begin on roads in Harrogate next week.

Here is your Stray Ferret traffic update.


Northern Gas is continuing work on Harrogate’s Grove Road where temporary lights will be in place until tomorrow.

The work is causing queueing traffic on Skipton Road and drivers are urged to allow more time for their journeys.

On Monday, drivers should be aware of roadworks on Wedderburn Road in Harrogate as North Yorkshire County Council refreshes double yellow lines on the street.

A road closure is also expected to be put in place from Tuesday on Knapping Hill as the county council resurfaces the footpath. This work is scheduled to last until August 16.

Temporary lights remain on Ripon’s Clotherholme Road as Northern Gas Networks carries out replacement work to gas pipes in the area.

The lights will remain in place for seven weeks.

Temporary lights are also in place on the A661 Park Road in Spofforth as Northern Powergrid carries out repair work. Drivers should expect delays.

Meanwhile, long term roadworks are in place on Station Road in Goldsborough. The road will be closed until September 19, 2022, as Stonebridge Homes installs a foul water and surface water pipes to connect to the sewer system.

A diversion route is in place in the village.

Trains and buses

Northern services between Harrogate and Knaresborough going to York and Leeds are scheduled to run as normal this morning.

Meanwhile, the Harrogate Bus Company is reporting cancellations on the 1, 1A, 1B, 1D and the 7 morning services.

You can find out more on the disruption to services here.

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