A new metal sound barrier by the M621 in Hunslet has caused uproar among many local residents, who say it has had a negative impact on their community and likened it to “a prison wall”. Highways England replaced an ageing wooden fence with a new green fence on Parnaby Road,
The extension of a noise and safety barrier project for local residents between junctions 6 and 7 of the M621 is likely to go ahead, Highways England has said. In a letter to affected residents in Hunslet, Highways England Customer and Community Relations Manager Karen Gaunt wrote that extending noise
The M621 motorway which sweeps through South Leeds will see further night time disruption in the coming months as preparatory work is carried out ahead of a raft of improvement works. Highways England say that the major investment will support economic growth and improve journey times for drivers and the
At a meeting of the Full Council on Wednesday (14 November 2018) a Deputation will ask for the area covered by the planned Clean Air Zone (CAZ) to be extended to cover South Leeds. Within the CAZ HGVs, buses and coaches, taxis and private hire vehicles, which don’t meet specific
Hot on the heals of announcing a public consultation on M621 upgrades, Highways England have announced that six months of roadworks will commence this month in Hunslet. The agency will be installing a concrete central reserve barrier, improving safety barriers next to the verge and road drainage, between Junctions 3
Highways England have announced a consultation on improvements to the M621 motorway in South Leeds including the closure of the off slip road at Junction 2A (Cemetery Road, Holbeck). The proposals aim to improve traffic flows and include giving greater priority to traffic moving westwards between Junction 3 and 2.
Driving in severe weather: be prepared and be aware With the cold weather finally arriving and a yellow warning of snow in place for higher ground in the north of England, it seems timely to publish advice on staying safe on the roads this winter. Carry an emergency kit Gather
For most families the summer holiday will start and end with a car journey. And they won’t be the only ones on the road. It can seem like everyone is heading in the same direction at the same time. The main holiday routes get busy and jams can be difficult