This story was published 4 September 2018

Essential resurfacing work is to be undertaken in Scarborough by the County Council during September and October.

Stepney Road in Scarborough

The work will be begin at Columbus Ravine and move on to Stepney Drive and Stepney Road. There will be road closures and diversions in operation.

The programme will begin on 17 September on the northbound carriageway of Columbus Ravine, from Prospect Road to Dean Road. A road closure will be in operation from 7.30am to 4.30pm and diversions will be signposted.

While work near Prospect Road roundabout is carried out, Prospect Road will be subject to one way traffic flow from time to time for safety reasons, with traffic being allowed to travel along Prospect Road from Northway to Manor Road only.

This work is due to be completed by 20 September, when work will start on a second section of Columbus Ravine, from Peasholm Cottages to Peasholm Gap. Again the road will be closed from 7.30am to 4.30pm with a diversion in place. The work should be completed by 24 September.

On 25 September resurfacing work will start on Stepney Drive until 1 October. There will be a road closure on week nights from 7pm to 2am with a diversion. From 2 October until 8 October the work will transfer to Stepney Road, with a week night closure between 7pm and 2am. All the programme timings are subject to weather conditions.

The council’s executive member for highways, Councillor Don Mackenzie, said: “!’d like to apologise in advance for any disruption this vital maintenance work may cause. We would like to thank residents, businesses and road users in advance for their patience. Pedestrian access for residents and visitors will be maintained during the work.’’

Councillor Liz Colling, who represents the Falsgrave and Stepney division, said: “Residents will welcome the news that Stepney Drive and Stepney Road are to be resurfaced before the winter causes any further deterioration in the road surface."