Bradford Road In Cleckheaton Closed 'For The Next Few Days'

Read the statement from Yorkshire Water.

Yorkshire Water say Bradford Road in Cleckheaton will remain closed 'for the next few days'.

It's been caused by a burst water pipe.

Tom Underwood at Yorkshire Water said: "Due to damage caused to Bradford Road by the burst water pipe for safety reasons we have had to close the road from Wesley Street junction to the chain bar interchange roundabout in both directions.

"To manage traffic flow a diversion route has been put in place in agreement with Highways which has been clearly signposted.

"We appreciate this is a busy road and will cause traffic issues and so we hope to repair the burst water pipe and re-open the road as soon as possible.

"As soon as the area has been made safe we will begin road excavations and repairs, but we envisage the road will be closed for the next few days to enable these extensive roadworks to be carried out. Pumps are already in place moving the surface water off Wesley Street."

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Details of diversion route: Turn off Bradford Road onto Spen Lane towards Gomersal.  Then turn left onto the A651 Bradford Road towards Birkenshaw.
Then turn left again onto A58 Whitehall Road West and the diversion ends at the roundabout.

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