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One lane is closed and there are reports of queueing traffic due to several vehicles being involved in a crash in Tadcaster.
It happened on A64 Eastbound near A659 (Tadcaster East). There is congestion on A64 to A1(M) J44 Bramham.
Traffic is also slow past the scene on the opposite side of the carriageway.
Council officials will be in Tadcaster today to provide an update on work to repair the town's collapsed bridge. Storyboards and TV displays have also gone up across the town to inform people of the progress.
"We understand that the residents and business people of Tadcaster are keen to know how work on the reconstruction is progressing towards re-establishing the town's road bridge.
"The repairs are a priority for us, and while there is little activity to see on site at present, work is well under way to put in place the measures necessary for the physical repairs to begin."
An on-going story board is going up on along the hoarding at the repair site.
In addition, The Inkshop in Bridge Street will display a television in its window which will show a series of web pages with details of the work to date and the latest updates.
The shuttle bus service in Tadcaster which was put in place after the collapse of the town's bridge during the floods will cease operating after today.
Passenger numbers have fallen since the opening of a temporary footbridge across the river Wharfe which allows residents to access both sides of the town.
Police in Tadcaster say they have recovered a man's body from the River Wharfe.
Officers were called by a member of the public shortly after 8:30 on Sunday morning to Mill Lane, near the river.
Family of the man, who is believed to be a local man in his 30s, have been informed and specially-trained officers are providing support.
The Highways England will begin works on the A64 around Tadcaster this morning.
The resurfacing was previously postponed due to the severe flooding over Christmas.
During the overnight works, the eastbound exit slip road will be closed and traffic will be diverted via Bilbrough Top to return to Tadcaster on the westbound carriageway.
The works are expected to be completed in one week.
Two halves of a town which was divided when its historic bridge collapsed in Christmas floods have been reunited by a new footbridge.Read the full story ›
Final preparations are being made to the new Tadcaster footbridge. It will reunite the two sides of the town after the road bridge was seriously damaged by floods.
The bridge is expected to open tomorrow.
Final preparations being made for the new Tadcaster walk bridge which opens tomorrow & rejoins the town after floods https://t.co/ay80juYYGR
The new Tadcaster walk bridge crosses just 100 yards down river of the collapsed one taking minutes to get to town https://t.co/NmM8j1u2nE