VIDEO: Sheffield city centre road closure causes chaos as drivers head wrong way down one-way street

A road closure in Sheffield city centre is causing chaos for motorists this afternoon with a number of drivers driving the wrong way down a one-way street.

Saturday, 27th July 2019, 4:37 pm
Updated Sunday, 28th July 2019, 7:44 pm
Works on Broad Lane.

Broad Lane is closed from the junction with Rockingham Street to the Townhead Street roundabout is closed until Sunday, July 28.

Workers are taking apart a crane on the Hollis Croft student apartment block which is nearing completion near to Butlers Balti House.

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Works on Broad Lane.

Traffic is being diverted up Townhead Street to Pinfold Street from Shalesmoor and up Rockingham Street to West Street from the University of Sheffield.

But a number of motorists have been caught out by the one-way system at the end of Pinfold Street and are only being alerted by drivers heading the opposite direction, due to poor signage.

The Star has seen a number of near-misses on Pinfold Street and contacted Sheffield Council for a comment.