A64 improvements

We’re carrying out a series of improvements along the route between the A1(M) and Eastfield roundabout including resurfacing, improving crossing facilities and drainage.

Start date March 2020
End date March 2021
Cost £4 million

Latest updates

  • 01 March 2021

    Road stud renewal work

    We’re replacing road studs at various locations along the A64 to provide drivers with safer journeys.

    The work has started to replace 4,305 road studs and is expected to last until the end of March.

    Work took place between Hopgrove and Grimston from 22 to 25 February, and between East Knapton and East Heslerton on 27 and 28 February.

    From Monday 1 to Friday 8 March we’ll be completing work between Tad Ings and Bilrbough and at Askham Bryan and Grimston.

    The following week work will be completed between Tad Bar and Tad Ings and Grimston and Askham Bryan.

    Work will be carried out between 8pm and 6am apart from the closures at Askham Bryan. These will start at 8.30pm to allow people travelling to the vaccination centre at Askham Bar chance to leave prior to the closures.

  • 28 January 2021

    Road surface improvements to start between Sherburn and Staxton

    Work is due to start next month on essential resurfacing/reconstruction work on the A64 between Sherburn and Staxton.

    We need to dig down around 300mm to carry out some of the repairs. In order for us to do this safely and to keep disruption to a minimum for nearby residents we’ll need to close the road between West Heslerton and Staxton for one weekend:

    8pm Friday 26 February to 6am Monday 1 March

    There will also be overnight closures between Sherburn and Staxton from Monday 22 February for around five weeks between 8pm and 6am to allow us to complete the remainder of the repairs.

    We understand that closing the road over a significant length is likely to cause disruption for drivers and in particular local residents who live close to the A64 between Rillington and Staxton. 

    Residents who are directly affected by the closures will shortly receive a letter with further details about access. The arrangements for access will vary depending on the property location.

    Anyone living outside of the closure points but needs to travel along the A64 will need to follow the signed diversion route or take alternative routes.

    You can read more about our work in our latest newsletter.

  • 01 December 2020

    Responses to your feedback

    Earlier this year we asked you to complete a survey about our work on the A64.

    We’re sorry it’s taken us longer than planned to get the responses collected and back to you.

    Here are all the survey responses we have received.

Project information

View a maintenance scheme

You can more details about the maintenance schemes taking place along the A64 below:

We’re starting the second phase of our drainage work between Sherburn to Ganton to improve safety for drivers.

The work will involve the renewal of the drainage to the immediate east of Sherburn. It follows phase one that targeted the flooding problems that regularly occurred in Sherburn village near the crossroads and was completed in June.

It is envisaged that work will continue towards Ganton subject to funding being made available in the future.

Work is due to start on Monday 14 September for around 20 weeks and should be completed by the end of January 2021 (weather permitting).

The work will include the renewal of the existing drainage in the area including drainage pipes and gullies. We are also taking the opportunity to making changes to the position and size of some of the gullies in various locations.

Temporary traffic lights will be used between Sherburn and Ganton throughout the work, overnight 8pm to 6am Monday to Friday.

As part of our programme of improvements along the A64 we have been installing what are known as village “gateways” in several locations between Welburn and Staxton which includes Sherburn, Ganton and Potter Brompton. 


Traffic information

Information about scheduled roadworks and events on our motorways and major roads.

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