Leppings Lane re-opens following clean-up operation to remove debris from River Don

Leppings Lane, in Hillsborough, has re-opened following a clean-up operation to remove debris from the River Don following last week’s floods.

Thursday, 14th November 2019, 4:09 pm
Traffic was at a standstill in Hillsborough, Sheffield, earlier
Traffic was at a standstill in Hillsborough, Sheffield, earlier

The road has been closed since before rush hour this morning, leading to severe traffic congestion and bus diversions in and around Hillsborough.

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Sheffield Council said action to remove debris, including an uprooted tree, from the River Don was necessary because of heavy rain expected today.

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After being closed for over six hours, Leppings Lane has now re-opened.

Travel South Yorkshire tweeted: “Leppings Lane has now reopened, and buses are back to their normal routes.”