Buses diverted as busy Hemsworth road to close for three weeks

A busy Hemsworth road is set to be closed for almost three weeks while resurfacing work is carried out.

Tuesday, 20th October 2020, 12:30 pm

Buses and traffic will be diverted in the area while work is carried out on Kirkby Road from Sunday, November 1 to Friday, November 20.

Wakefield Council, who are responsible for the work, said the road would be closed from the junction with Southmoor to the junction with Oakwood Drive.

The road will be closed between 9.30am and 3.30pm Monday to Saturday and 8am to 5pm on Sundays while the work is carried out.

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A busy Hemsworth road is set to be closed for almost three weeks while resurfacing work is carried out. Photo: Google Maps

Bus services 36, 249, 496 and 497 will be diverted via Southmoor Road and the A628.