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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.

Please note - this page does not cover closures due to road traffic accidents


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 19 April 2016

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

Area 1 - Richmond area including Hawes and LeyburnStatus
No confirmed emergency closuresOpen Open
Area 2 - Thirsk area including Easingwold and NorthallertonStatus
No confirmed emergency closuresOpen Open
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. Awaiting repairClosed Closed
Area 5 - Skipton area including SettleStatus
No confirmed emergency closuresOpen Open
Area 6 - Boroughbridge area including Harrogate, Ripon, KnaresboroughStatus
A59 at Kex Gill - reopened 27 FebruaryOpen Open
Hoodstorth Lane - closed due to a collapsed culvert. Awaiting repairClosed Closed
Area 7 - Selby area including TadcasterStatus
A659 Bridge Street, Tadcaster including Tadcaster Bridge*Closed Closed

* In Tadcaster, some bus services are operating amended routes due to the bridge collapse and closure. See here for more details.


Closed  ClosedOpen  OpenPassable with care  Passable with care


Flood recovery

Information about flood recovery is available here.


This page was last updated on 19 April 2016