Northern Gas Networks engineers are working to repair a leak on a medium pressure gas pipe on the A64 in Leeds.
The leak was reported through the National Gas Emergency Service and engineers are working on a section of the road between Main Street and Occupation Lane.
There will be a road closure on the A64 towards Leeds coming off the A1M at Junction 44. Motorists on the A1m trying to get to Leeds are advised to use the following diversions:
Travelling northbound on the A1M:
Continue north to Junction 45 and leave on the A58, join the A6120 and then on to the A64.
Travelling southbound on the A1M:
Continue to Junction 46 at Colton and then use the A6120 and then rejoin the A64.
If anyone smells gas or suspects carbon monoxide please call the National Gas Emergency Service on 0800 111 999.