A BUSY junction on Huddersfield ring road is to get a new look.
And the emphasis will be on pedestrian safety.
Work costing £80,000 is due to start on improving the junction of Castlegate and St John's Road.
The work will replace the signal equipment and install a new red and green man crossing on the sliproad from St John's Road to the ring road.
Disabled pedestrians are among those who will benefit from the new crossing, which will feature tactile traffic signal push buttons and special paving.
The improvement will start on October 6 and will be completed by November.
The scheme is part of the Huddersfield Northern Quarters project, which seeks to regenerate the area between Kirkgate, St George's Square and the open market.
The improved junction will help pedestrians cross into the Northern Quarters area.
The work will reduce the number of lanes available, but it will be done outside peak hours to minimise traffic delays.
Some vehicle turning manoeuvres may be temporarily banned for safety reasons.
Access for pedestrians across the ring road and St John's Road will be maintained.
Further work at Byram Street, Kirkgate, Northumberland Street and John William Street is scheduled to take place over the next 12 months.
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