Traffic and Travel Alert: Harrogate district traffic update


Last updated Aug 3, 2022

Traffic is moving as normal in the Harrogate district this morning.

However, roadworks on Skipton Road and Grove Road appear to be causing disruption.

Here is your Stray Ferret traffic update.


Drivers should be aware of the usual rush hour traffic on Harrogate’s Wetherby Road, Skipton Road and Knaresborough Road this morning.

Motorists should also be aware of ongoing resurfacing work on Claro Road in Harrogate.

As previously reported, work in the area is expected to continue until August 9. Resurfacing will also be carried out on Devonshire Place and Coach Road during that time.

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

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

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

The lights will remain in place for seven weeks.

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 1A and 1B morning services.

The 6 is also unable to reach its stop on Queen’s Road due to temporary lights in the area.

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

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