By Mike Laycock in The Press.
ONE of York’s biggest housing schemes should finally start by the spring after an access road into the site is connected to the highways network.
The new junction on the A19 at Fulford will allow Persimmon Homes Yorkshire to begin building 655 homes on land near Germany Beck, but it will also help prevent traffic chaos when the Ouse floods the key route into the city from the A64 and Selby.
However, the roadworks are set to cause more delays and disruption in the short term with contraflows and traffic lights even at peak periods, and local residents have previously warned that traffic from the new homes will worsen long-term congestion.
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