Press release

Overnight closures for new road surface on A19 near Thirsk

Drivers will benefit from an improved road surface on the A19 when overnight resurfacing takes place on the southbound A19 near Thirsk.

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Work will start on Monday 20 July for 3 nights between 8pm and 6am on the A19 southbound between the A19/A61 South Kilvington Interchange and the A19/A168 York Road Interchange.

Highways England Project Manager, Kyle Maylard, said:

We need to carry out the resurfacing work to make sure people’s journeys remain smooth, safe and reliable. We’ll be carrying out the work overnight, at a time when the fewest people are using the road and we thank drivers for their patience.

Drivers should follow the signed diversion route via the A19/A61 South Kilvington southbound exit slip road through to the York Road Interchange southbound entry slip road and then follow the existing signs.

General enquiries

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

Media enquiries

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

Published 14 July 2015