Motorists get warning over Leeds inner ring road tunnel work

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MOTORISTS are being warned they face disruption this weekend as strengthening work continues on the Woodhouse Tunnel in Leeds city centre,

The tunnel, part of the A58(M) Leeds Inner Ring Road, will be closed overnight on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday into Monday.

Its eastbound carriageway will also be closed from 6am to 7pm on Saturday and Sunday.

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The westbound carriageway will remain open in the daytime, with a contraflow system in operation.

Narrow lanes and speed restrictions on the westbound carriageway will also be lifted from Monday until the autumn.

Further weekend closures are planned for July 4-5, July 18-19, August 15-16 and September 5-6.

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The tunnel runs below the University of Leeds and Leeds General Infirmary.