Tour De Yorkshire Road Closures Announced

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There will be several road closures in West Yorkshire during the third stage of the Tour De Yorkshire on Sunday 30th April.

In Bradford City Centre the following roads will be closed from 5am and no vehicular access will be allowed except for authorised vehicles;

Sunbridge Road (Godwin Street to Aldermanbury)
Bridge Street (Between Hall Ings and Aldermanbury)
Tyrell Street
Market Street
Bank Street
Hall Ings (Jacobs Well to Drake Street)


In Kirklees there will be road closures in much of Cleckheaton and Birstall.

In Calderdale Shibden Wall will be fully closed for a few hours for the key King of the Mountain section. 

Brighouse town centre will also be fully closed, to accommodate the market and the race going through Bethel Street.

Unlike the Tour de France where the entire route was closed to all traffic, the Tour de Yorkshire cyclists are escorted by the Police in a rolling road closure, where Police motorcycles ride ahead of the group and direct traffic to stop to allow the cyclists to pass. This means that the vast majority of the route is only closed for a matter of minutes while the cyclists pass by.

The Outriders may close roads for up to 20 to 30 minutes at a time as the race progresses through the district, this is dependent on the speed of the race.

If you are approaching the rear of the race you should not attempt to overtake the escort vehicles under any circumstances.

Skipton Road in Silsden, Silsden Road and Granby Lane in Riddlesden, Main street in Haworth and Station Road in Oxenhope will all be closed along their full length from mid-morning the day of the race until 3pm.

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