These are all the major roadworks taking place in Wakefield, Pontefract and Castleford this week

From temporary lights on Doncaster Road, to lane closures on the M62, these are all the major roadworks planned across the Wakefield district for the week beginning Monday, March 2, 2020.

Monday, 2nd March 2020, 2:11 pm
Updated Monday, 2nd March 2020, 2:12 pm

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Ferrybridge and Knottingley

A645 Weeland Road, Beal. Until Wednesday, March 4. Northern Powergrid are repairing a fault with the electricity cable outside Caddick Construction. Temporary traffic lights will be in use until the work is completed.

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From temporary lights on Doncaster Road, to lane closures on the M62, these are all the major roadworks planned across the Wakefield district for the week beginning Monday, March 2, 2020.

Sudforth Lane, Beal. Monday, March 2 to Tuesday, March 3. Overnight works will be carried out on the level crossing, with a clearly signed diversion in place.

M62, junction 33 Ferrybridge. Ongoing. A series of lane closures will be in place on the M62 as part of ongoing work to upgrade the carriageway. View the full details here.

Pontefract

A645 Bondgate, Pontefract. Monday, March 2 to Friday, March 6. Temporary traffic lights will be in place on Bondgate at the junction with North Baileygate while Northern Powergrid install a new cable.

A645 Bondgate, Pontefract. Monday, March 9. Yorkshire Water will also carry out roadworks on Bondgate next week, with delays likely.

A 645 Pontefract Road, Featherstone. Until Monday, March 2. A month of roadworks will come to an end today, as Virgin Media conclude their work on Pontefract Road. Temporary traffic lights have caused heavy traffic in the area.

Bell Lane, Ackworth. Until Monday, April 27. Yorkshire Water are carrying out work to protect local properties from flooding in Ackworth. A road closure is in place between the junctions of Hardakers and Moor Top Avenue.

Hemsworth

West Street, Hemsworth. Until Friday, March 6. West Street will be closed to traffic while Yorkshire Water carry out work to repair a leaking communication pipe.

Sandygate Lane, Hemsworth. Until Friday, March 6. Northern Powergrid are excavating a cable on Sandygate Lane. The road will be closed.

A655 Whitwood Common Lane, Castleford. Wednesday, March 4. Temporary traffic lights will be in place while Yorkshire Water carry out work opposite Whitwood Enterprise Park.

Normanton

Station Road, Normanton. Thursday, March 5 to Saturday, March 7. Northern Powergrid said that temporary traffic lights will be in place while they carry out "remedial works to rectify defective reinstatement".

Cedar Road, Normanton. Until Friday, March 27. A road closure will be in p.lace while Yorkshire Water carry out work to lay a new water main.

Wakefield

A638 Doncaster Road, Crofton. Northern Gas Networks will carry out works on Doncaster Road, from the junction with Pontefract road to the junction with Slack Lane. Temporary traffic lights will be in place and delays are expected.

A638 Doncaster Road, Agbrigg. Until Saturday, April 18. A lane will be closed while Gas Transportation Co install a new gas main designed to serve the new City Fields estate.

B6389 Agbrigg Road, Wakefield. Wednesday, March 4 to Friday, March 6. Stop/go boards will be in place on Agbrigg Road while Yorkshire Water carry out work on site.

Brooklands Avenue, Walton. Until Tuesday, March 3. The road will be closed while Yorkshire Water carry out work to repair a leaking sluice valve.

A61 Barnsley Road, Wakefield. Sunday, March 8. Temporary traffic lights will be in place on Barnsley Road, close to the junction with Milnthorpe Crescent while Yorkshire Water install a new supply.

Hollingthorpe Lane, Hall Green. Wednesday, March 4 to Friday, March 6. Yorkshire Water will carry out work to repair a burst water main.

Karon Drive, Horbury. Wednesday, March 4 to Friday, March 6. The road will be closed while Northern Powergrid carry out excavation work.

Park Street, Horbury. Wednesday, March 4 to Tuesday, March 10. Yorkshire Water will close the road while work is carried out to repair a burst water main on the street.

Horbury Road, Wakefield. Until Friday, March 6. A contraflow system will be in place on Horbury Road while Northern Powergrid install cable on the road.

Cross Lane, Wakefield. Monday, March 2 to Friday, March 13. Northern Powergrid are carrying out "refurbishment and replacement work" on Cross Lane. A road closure will be in place from the juntion with Horbury Road to the substation.