Terry Avenue Closure: What’s Happening

If you have travelled up Terry Avenue or across Millennium Bridge this week you’ll have noticed that works to form the construction compound for the Environment Agency’s flood defence works for Clementhorpe. This is in preparation for the main works, and closure of Terry Avenue for 12 months, starting from the 1st of April. So what exactly is happening? And what do you need to know if you travel through this area? We’ve gone through the Environment Agency’s Construction Traffic Management Plan (CTMP) and outlined the key points on how it will affect cycling in the area.

Struggling to view the map? Try viewing it in Google My Maps instead. All information is taken from the EA’s CTMP, except for identified hazards which have been added by the Campaign.

The new compound under construction

From 1st March

  • Construction compound constructed in the playing field at the southern tip of Rowntree Park,
  • Material storage and staff parking will be in the compound with vehicle access via Butcher Terrace
    • Deliveries to compound for vehicles 7.5t and up restricted to between 09:30-14:30 Mon-Fri during school term time, 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri during school holidays, and in exceptional circumstances 09:00-1300 Saturdays.
    • Deliveries by vehicles less than 7.5t restricted to 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri, and in exceptional circumstances 09:00-1300 Saturdays.
    • All deliveries restricted on Race days
  • A new temporary road and junction to be created to allow motor-vehicle access up Terry Avenue during works,
  • Car parking on northern side of Butcher Terrace to be suspended with offset parking outside the parking,

From April 1st

  • Site works on Clementhorpe to begin,
  • Terry Avenue as a north-south route closed to all vehicles,
  • Construction traffic to access site via Terry Avenue,
  • Public motor-vehicle access to Roomzzz, Caravan Park, and Rowntree Car Park diverted via Butcher Terrace and Terry Avenue,
  • Pedestrians diverted via Bishopthorpe Road,
  • Cyclists diverted via New Walk/Lower Ousegate or through South Bank/Bishophill.

You can find out more information about the proposals from the Environment Agency’s York Flood Alleviation Scheme website, including contact details if you want to find out more.

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