City of York Council is asking for comments on new proposals to cut congestion and journey times on one of York’s busiest roads

Residents and businesses have until Friday 2 February to comment on designs to upgrade the outer ring roads Wetherby Road roundabout. The roundabout upgrades will mean more lanes and space on the approaches and exits, and improvements for pedestrians and cyclists. Also, and where possible the road layouts will be designed to accommodate a potential future a potential future scheme to bring the outer ring road up to dual carriageway standard. The Wetherby Road roundabout improvement works are planned for early summer in 2018, although some site clearance work could start earlier.

The proposals can be viewed online at , at the council’s West Offices on Station Rise, YO1 6GA, or at two special public exhibitions at Acomb Explore Library on Front Street, YO24 3BZ on Thursday 18 January and Monday 22 January from 3 – 7 pm. The decision on the final layout will be taken at a public Executive Member for Transport and Planning Decision Session meeting in March 2018.”