Yearby drilling works

Investigative drilling works, to support the detailed engineering designs for the mineral transport system (MTS), will begin on Monday 25 September and continue for a four-week period.

A small drilling rig will be located approximately 600m from Yearby, as illustrated in the plan above, and will be used to drill a borehole to a depth of approximately 100m.

Drilling will be undertaken between 7.00am to 7.00pm during weekdays and on alternate weekends, with the possibility of 24-hour operations as the works progress.

Our community helpline number is available 24 hours a day on 0845 543 8964.

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