York & North Yorkshire

A64 between York and Scarborough resurfacing works begin

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Image caption Work to improve the A64 between York and Scarborough is expected to be completed in March

Work on a a £3.3m scheme to improve the A64 between York and Scarborough has begun.

The work will take place in four stages between January and March and aims to improve road safety.

Work on the first stage between West and East Heslerton will take place overnight between 20:00 GMT and 06:00 from 12 January to 1 February.

Highways Agency project manager Steven Wright said the work would involve five weekend closures.

"During the closures diversion routes will be clearly signed and drivers should allow extra time when travelling in the area," he said.

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