Press release

Bridge maintenance work to take place near Leeds

Essential maintenance work will be carried out on the support columns for a bridge which carries the M62 over the A162 at junction 33 near Ferrybridge from Monday 4 January.

Contractors for Highways England will be removing and replacing some of the columns on the bridge, and carrying out extensive concrete repairs to the column in the central reservation on the A162.

To carry out the work, the A162 will be closed in both directions at the junction and a short diversion will take drivers off the exit slip roads and then back on the entry slip roads at the roundabout.

Highways England project manager Tim Calvert said:

We understand that this will cause some disruption for motorists who use the A162 but it is necessary to enable this essential maintenance work to be carried out.

The project is expected to be completed in May 2016.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways England customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

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Journalists should contact the Highways England press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.