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Road closures alert ahead of Yorkshire Marathon
8:23am Tuesday 17th September 2013 in News
THOUSANDS of leaflets are being distributed to homes and businesses along the route of the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon, advising them of a series of road closures.
About 6,500 athletes are expected to take part in the flagship event on Sunday, October 20, and a number of the region’s roads will be closed or have access restricted.
University Road in York will be closed between Innovation Way and Green Dykes Lane from noon on Saturday, October 19, and re-open at 9pm the following day.
Elsewhere, road closures on the Sunday will begin from 6am and will affect roads around the 26.2-mile course.
City centre roads affected by the closures include Walmgate, Hope Street, Leadmill Lane, Piccadilly, Parliament Street, Blake Street, Duncombe Place, Deangate, Goodramgate and Monkgate. Most will close from about 9.15am and should be reopened by about 10.30am.
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