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Burst water main closed busy Bramley road – updated

By Keef Williamson

UPDATE: 1pm Sunday – The repair work has to yet been completed and the road is still closed. First bus services 16 and 49 are diverting in both directions. Check @firstwestyorks on Twitter for more bus information and @yorkshirewater for progress on the main repairs.

ORIGINAL POST: Upper Town Street in Bramley enjoyed a few hours of tranquility on Saturday morning (25 June) when Yorkshire Water were forced to close the road to through traffic due to a burst water main. 

Bramley Upper Town Street was closed yesterday morning. Photo: Keef Williamson

The closure was put in place at around 10am. A Yorkshire Water employee told WLD that the emergency repair was expected to be completed in two to three hours. 

The road was dug up between Ashlea Gate and Ashlea Green opposite Bramley Park. Diversions were put in place for buses and through traffic.


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