Land-slip prone North Yorkshire road to stay closed as investigations continue

A North Yorkshire road prone to landslips is to stay closed as investigations into signs of movement continue. A specialist coring rig has begun carrying out investigations on the A59 between Skipton and Harrogate, which closed after signs of movement at the end of May. The road has a history of landslips above the road to the west of Blubberhouses at Kex Gill. A 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. The specialist equipment will ta... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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