Road closures in Shropshire – UPDATE – 7am Wed 19 February
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
Chester Street/Cross Street
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
B4368 Clun to Newcastle (road slip)
A442 Sutton Maddock to Bandon Island
Doctors Lane 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.
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