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Road closures in Shropshire – UPDATE – 7am Wed 19 February

Related topics: Community / Highways, transport and environmental maintenance

Update as of 7am – Wednesday 19 February 2020

The clean-up operation on Smithfield Road in Shrewsbury began at 5am Wednesday 19 February and we have two road sweepers on site and a gully emptying crew. We anticipate the road should be open by 9am. Once that happens the teams will move to Chester Street gyratory.

As the flooding in county remains, roads across Shropshire continue to be closed.

Residents are urged not to drive through flooded roads and road closures for their safety.

The roads currently closed, are:

Shrewsbury and surrounding roads

Raven Meadows
Smithfield road
Chester Street/Cross Street
Raven Meadows
Sydney Avenue
Longden Coleham
Old Coleham
Coleham Head
Victoria Avenue
Coton Hill
St Julian’s Friars
B5067 Berwick Road
B4380 Shrewsbury to Atcham road
B4380 Cressage to Eaton Constantine
Atcham to Berwick Wharf
Atcham to Cross Houses road
Chilton Farm road
Priory Road (closed for safety reasons due to previous damage to swimming centre)
Gravel Hill Lane
Williams Way 

South Shropshire

B4368 Clun to Newcastle (road slip) 
A442 Sutton Maddock to Bandon Island 
Doctors Lane Bridgnorth
Riverside, Bridgnorth
Severn Side South Bridgnorth
Underhill Street – Single lane closure as a precaution. This will be monitored overnight by the Highways officer on call. If the levels begin dropping or remains below 5.3m the closure will be removed by the morning.  

North Shropshire

B5069 Gobowen Road, Oswestry. 
Colliery Road, St Martins 
Clarke’s Lane, St Martins 
Burma Road, Park Hall, Whittington 

Information and advice

For information and advice on how to stay safe during the flooding, please visit the Storm Dennis webpage on the Shropshire Council website – http://www.shropshire.gov.uk/storm-dennis

For news and up-to-date information about flooding and flood warnings, visit the Environment Agency website – https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/warnings?location=shropshire