Main road in York closed due to multiple burst water mains

A burst water main on Wigginton Road, York. Photographs: Richard McDougall

A main road in York is closed this morning (Thursday, 21 July) after ‘multiple burst water mains’.

Wigginton Road is shut both ways between York Hospital and Crichton Avenue.

Drivers are being urged to avoid the area.

Work is underway to fix the problems. Huge parts of the road have been dug up and are closed off with barriers.

Buses are being diverted. Check back for more updates.