Stocksbridge bypass finally reopens fully after flooding

A major road in Sheffield has finally reopened fully after nearly a fortnight of disruption caused by flooding.

Tuesday, 30th January 2018, 2:38 pm
Updated Tuesday, 30th January 2018, 2:45 pm
Flooding on the Stocksbridge bypass earlier this month (photo: Google)

The A616 Stocksbridge bypass was first closed on January 18 due to severe flooding, and has been shut several times since so 'essential flood prevention works' could be carried out.

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But Highways England today said temporary traffic lights had been removed and all lanes were now opening following repairs.

It thanked motorists for their patience while the work was completed.