Sewer collapse causes closure of main Peterborough road
Motorists are facing long delays on a main city road after a sewer collapsed.
Anglian Water engineers have been forced to shut a stretch of Oundle Road following the collapse today.
The road is shut between Lynch Wood and the Orton Parkway, and a diversion through Lynch Wood has been put in place.
A spokesman for Anglian Water said: “In order to repair the sewer we have had to close the road.
“The sewer is four metres down. We don’t know how complicated the work will be, so we do not know how long the closure will be in place.
“No-one has been without service as a result of the collapse, and we have been putting in an overland sewer pipe for the duration of the works so no-one will be off grid. “We apologise for the disruption caused.”