Roadwatch- your weekly guide to traffic disruption on Wakefield’s roads

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Temporary lights will be in place on George Street, Normanton, from Wednesday until next Monday.

Wood Lane, in Overton, will be closed on Monday, for a week, while resurfacing work takes place. Diversions will be in place, taking motorists along Judy Haigh Lane, Edge Road, Smithy Brook Lane, Thornhill Road, New Road and Wood Lane.

Temporary lights will be in place on Bar Lane, in Midgley, until Monday, at the entrance to the water tower, while footway patching work is carried out.

Queen Street and Church Street, in Horbury, will both be closed tomorrow and Sunday, to allow access for the Horbury Craft and Street Fair.

The carriageway on Dewsbury Road has been narrowed at the junction of Broadway, while work is done on a new housing development. The roadworks will remain in place for about another two months.

Lee Street, in the city centre, will be closed until October as work is still being done on Wakefield Town Hall. Diversions are in place, taking drivers along King Street, Silver Street, Marygate and Wood Street.

And there will be a series of road closures on Sunday, June 26 while a parade takes place in memory of Drummer Lee Rigby, who was killed in London last month.

Horbury Road, Westgate End, Westgate, Marygate, Bull Ring and Northgate are all included in the closures.

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