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Flooding: Traffic problems

A number of delays and road closures are in place today due to heavy rain.

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Flooding still causing travel problems

The A1(M) Northbound is still close from J49 A168 (Dishforth) to A66 (Scotch Corner). The Southbound side has now re-opened but there is no estimated time for the Northbound side to open. Many surrounding routes and villages are still flooded. Diversions arevia the A168, A19 and A689.

  • A659 Bridge Street at Tadcaster remains closed due to bridge inspection work between Kirkgate and Oxton Lane. There is no access to the bus station.
  • A19 Main Street Southbound at Fulford is closed due to flooding from Fordlands Road (Germany Beck) to A64 York Bypass (Fulford Interchange).
  • And flooding's also causing problems on the trains. A replacement bus service is running on Northern Rail between Harrogate and York.

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