A York road has reopened after an overnight closure caused when a water main burst creating a sinkhole and flooding on Thursday night.
Residents in the area have told YorkMix Radio that Water Lane is now open after extensive works by Yorkshire Water and others.
The hole appeared on Water Lane, close to its junction with Clifton. Water Lane was flooded, and the water may have encroached on adjoining streets.
A Yorkshire Water engineer arrived at the Spalding Avenue end at about 8.20pm.
City of York Council had said on Twitter: “We’re aware of surface water flooding on Water Lane, by Clifton Green.
“We’ve alerted Yorkshire Water. Please avoid the area and never drive or walk through flood water.”
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said on Thursday evening: “Road closure junction of Water Lane and Clifton.
“The closure is due to a sink hole that has appeared. You won’t be able to turn from Clifton (Clifton Green) into Water Lane.
“Please avoid the area and take a different route to avoid delays
“Please drive safely, thanks.”
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