Plan your journey, motorists warned, as Tour de Yorkshire gets underway

Drivers are advised to allow extra time for their journeys as the Tour de Yorkshire peloton gets set to travel through towns, cities and countryside.

By Sally Burton
Wednesday, 01 May, 2019, 11:30
Tour de Yorkshire cyclists

Thousands of visitors and locals are expected to attend the event which will take place from Thursday, May 2, until Sunday, May 5.

Major and minor roads will be affected.

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Anyone travelling through that area between those times is likely to need extra time for their journey or to plan an alternative route or time.

Further information about the M62 can be found by visiting or by following Highways England’s regional Twitter feed at @HighwaysYORKS.

For more information and general travel advice please visit the Tour de Yorkshire website