OVERNIGHT road closures will be in place on the A19 from next week and into November to allow road resurfacing work to take place.

National Highways are carrying out the work on both carriageways between Trenholme Bar and Crathorne in North Yorkshire.

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The A19 northbound will be closed overnight Sundays to Fridays, from 8pm until 6am from October 10 between the Black Swan Interchange and the A174 Parkway Interchange until early November.

Then the southbound carriageway will be closed overnight Sundays to Fridays, from 8pm until 6am, between the A174 Parkway Interchange and the A172 Tontine Interchange from early November until the end of the month.

Signed diversions will be in place and no work is taking place Saturday nights.

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The A19 between Trenholme Bar and Crathorne in North Yorkshire Picture: Google

During the day, a 50mph speed limit will be in place as a temporary road surface will be down.

National Highways' project manager Michael Morgan said: “This essential maintenance will ensure the continued provision of a safe, smooth surface on this busy section of the A19.

“We always aim to keep disruption down to a minimum.

"To do this we will carry out the work overnight during October and November.

"All the work is weather dependent and we advise drivers to check before setting off on their journey and allow extra time.”

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