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  • Pontefract Northern Relief Road

    Updated December 2016


    View from Skinner Lane (south end of the new Relief Road)

    August 2016

     A new 1500m road, from Park Road to Skinner Lane in Pontefract, running in parallell to the railway line. The junction between Park Road and Northern Road will be signalised, with one roundabout created around 80 metres from Park Road, and another at Skinner Lane. T-junctions will be created at either end of the new road, to provide northbound and southbound connectivity.


    Project Description
    Construction of a new link road to the north of Pontefract
    Improve access and support new housing developments along the route
    Overall Cost
    £6 m (£1.7m WY+TF and £4.3m DfT)
    Promoting Authority
    Wakefield Council
    Project Contact email
    Estimated Completion Date