Stanningley Bypass to close for THREE DAYS for repairs and work starts this evening

Stannginley Bypass will be closed for repairs for three days and work will begin this evening.

Monday, 10th February 2020, 2:20 pm
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 2:22 pm
Stannginley Bypass will be closed between 8pm and 5am. Photo: Tony Johnson.

The eastbound lane will be closed from today to Wednesday, February 12 between the hours of 8pm and 5am.

Leeds Council issued a notice which said: "Take notice that in the interests of public safety it is considered necessary to prohibit vehicular use of A647 Stanningley Bypass (Eastbound), Stanningley, Leeds in the Pudsey Ward, between its junctions with Bradford Road and Henconner Lane."

The closure is to facilitate general maintenance work, described by the council as sweeping, gully cleaning and pot hole repair works.

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Diversions are in place via Bradford Road, Town Street, Stanningley Road, Henconner Lane.

Bus diversions are also in place for services 4 and 9.

Metro Travel News said: "Diversion in place for services 4 and 9 due to night-time closure of the StanningleybyPass from 8pm to 5am on Mon 10/02, Tues 11/02 & Weds 12/02. Buses divert: From #Pudsey normal route to Swinnow Road then via (R) Swinnow Lane (L) Pudsey Road."

The road will be reopened as normal from 5am to 8pm.