Burst water main set to cause rush hours chaos in Sheffield

A burst water main is expected to cause rush hour chaos in Sheffield city centre this morning.

Monday, 20th January 2020, 6:51 am

The A61 St Mary’s Road is closed eastbound from St Mary’s Church to Shoreham Street, for traffic heading out of Sheffield, for repairs to be carried out.

Elsewhere, the southbound M1 between Junction 36 for Barnsley and 35A for Tankersley is also closed during this morning’s rush hour due to a serious police incident.

A diversion is in place but long queues are developing on the motorway.

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St Mary's Road in Sheffield
St Mary's Road, Sheffield city centre