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Leeds Inner Ring Road partly closed this weekend

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Leeds Inner Ring Road partly closed this weekend

The Leeds Inner Ring Road will be partly closed this weekend for essential maintenance works to be carried out to the New York Road viaduct.

The eastbound carriageway of the A58(M)/A64 will be closed from the junction at Wellington Street through to the junction at Marsh Lane to allow the work to be carried out, which will see joints of the viaduct structure replaced along with partial waterproofing and resurfacing.

The work is due to start at 8pm on Friday 17 February ending at 5am on Monday 20 February. Signs showing a diversion route for eastbound traffic will be in place. The westbound carriageway will be unaffected by the works.

The Leeds Inner Ring Road is part-motorway and part-A roads in Leeds, which forms a ring road around the city centre. It has six different road numbers that are all sections of longer roads.

Clockwise, the roads are the A58(M), a motorway section of the A58 road; the A64(M), part of the A64 road; the A61 between York Road and the M621; the M621 between junctions 4 and 2; and the A643 between the M621 and A58. The motorway section is in total is 2.5 miles (4.0 km) long and is subject to a 40 miles per hour (64 km/h) speed limit throughout.