New year - new delays for Wakefield’s motorists

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Motorists across the city will face delays next month when roadworks get underway.

Northern Gas Networks is replacing 1.5km of metal gas mains with new plastic piping in Old Snydale.

To complete the work the company will have to close Church Lane, Old Snydale, for at least three weeks in January.

The work starts on Monday, January 5 and is expected to last until April.

Temporary traffic lights will also be in place on Tithe Barn Street in Horbury while gas mains are replaced.

Work will also start on Monday, January 5 and take around three weeks to complete.

There will also be off-peak lane closures on Westgate End, in the city centre between Chald Lane and Brooksbank from January 5 for around two months while a new central reservation is built.

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