Emergency repairs to burst water main cause traffic disruptions in Hartlepool town centre

Traffic disruption due to burst water main. Photo: Hartlepool Borough Council.
Traffic disruption due to burst water main. Photo: Hartlepool Borough Council.

Temporary traffic lights are being operated at a busy Hartlepool town centre junction to allow for repairs for a burst water main.

Temporary four-way signals have been installed at the Victoria Road/York Road junction.

Flooding on a Hartlepool road due to burst water main. Photo Hartlepool Borough Council.

Flooding on a Hartlepool road due to burst water main. Photo Hartlepool Borough Council.

Right turn manoeuvres into Victoria Road from York Road are restricted and buses are being diverted.

All other manoeuvres will still be open, this will be re assessed as the repair progresses.

It is not known at this stage how long the repair will take.