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Current emergency road and bridge closures

In the event of an emergency such as severe weather, we will update the list of road and bridge closures.

Where to find updates about flooding

Travel information

For the latest traffic news relating to motorways and trunk roads e.g. A19, A66, A64 please visit the Highways agency website. You can also check the BBC travel website.

You can access gritting information and live weather cameras from around North Yorkshire on our gritting page.

Road closure information as of 1 February 2016 at 11.15am

Information available on road closures in the county is as follows:

Area 1 - Richmond area including Hawes and LeyburnStatus
U428 Harkerside (will remain closed until the road can be investigated when it drys out)Closed Closed
C32 Brunt Acres - Haylands Bridge, HawesClosed Closed
Area 2 - Thirsk area including Easingwold and NorthallertonStatus
U2204 Hamhill Lane ScrutonClosed Closed
Area 3 - Whitby area including Scarborough and FileyStatus
No confirmed emergency closuresOpen Open
Area 4 - Ryedale area including Malton and PickeringStatus
C177 Buttercrambe Bridge - closed due to undermining of bridge foundations. Divers returning on Friday to assess further.Closed Closed
Area 5 - Skipton area including SettleStatus
No confirmed emergency closuresOpen Open
Area 6 - Boroughbridge area including Harrogate, Ripon, KnaresboroughStatus
A59 at Kex Gill - see more information about this closure hereClosed Closed
Hoodstorth LaneClosed Closed
Area 7 - Selby area including TadcasterStatus
A659 Bridge Street, Tadcaster including Tadcaster Bridge (shuttle bus in operation) *Closed Closed

* In Tadcaster, a shuttle bus is operating to take passengers via the A64 from one side of the River Wharfe to the other, due to the bridge collapse and closure. See a detailed timetable here


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Flood recovery

Information about flood recovery is available here.


This page was last updated on 1 February 2016