Land-slip prone North Yorkshire road could be moved as consultation launched
A North Yorkshire road prone to landslips could be diverted to the other side of a valley to protect the route.
The A59 between Skipton and Harrogate has a history of landslips above the road to the west of Blubberhouses at Kex Gill.
The most recent landslip in January 2016 led to the road being shut for eight weeks and when closed a diversion of more than six miles is used.
North Yorkshire County Council has strengthened the banks at the side of the road and improved drainage but that there remains a high risk of further lan... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...