Flooding causes closure of Sheffield road AGAIN

A major Sheffield Road, where works were carried out to try and prevent flooding, has been forced to close once again.

Friday, 26th January 2018, 1:54 pm
Updated Friday, 26th January 2018, 3:20 pm
Contractors carried out works on a drainage culvert under the road yesterday.

The A616 Stocksbridge Bypass reopened this morning (Friday) after contractors built dams around the road on Thursday.

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But Highways England said the road closed again in both directions between the A6102 (near Deecar) and the A628 (Flouch Roundabout).

A spokesman said "essential flood prevention works were ongoing".

Clearly signed diversions are in place via the M1 motorway and local diversions are also in place.