Heavy traffic continues after Botley Road water main repaired

Heavy traffic continues after Botely Road water main repaired

Heavy traffic continues after Botely Road water main repaired

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HEAVY traffic is building up across the city this afternoon.

There are severe delays along Banbury Road, Frideswide Square, Abingdon Road, Weirs Lane and Donnington Bridge Road.

Motorists travelling along Botley Road are also facing severe delays after emergency repair works began earlier today.

One lane near Osney Bridge was closed due to a broken water main.

Thames Water attended the incident and temporary traffic lights were used to control traffic.

Spokeswoman for Thames Water, Becky Trotman, said that the work had now been completed and a permanent road surface would be relaid tomorrow night after the rush hour had finished. 

Motorists were reported to be driving along Botley Road at speeds of 3mph.

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