Road closures update – Sunday 23 February – 4.50pm
A severe flood warning is in place for Shrewsbury and the resulting road closures – as of 4.50pm on Sunday – are as follows:
• Victoria Avenue
• Old Coleham
• Gravel Hill Lane
• Sydney Avenue
• Atcham to Cross Houses
• Children Farm Lane
In the process of being closed
• Berwick Road
• Longden Coleham
• Raven Meadows
• Smithfield road one lane closure
• Cressage to Eaton Constantine
Closed during the evening, and by midnight
• All of Smithfield Road – both directions
• Coton Hill
• Chester Street and Cross Street
• Atcham to Berwick Wharf
• B4380 Shrewsbury to Atcham.
Coleham Head will be closed from 6pm to enable the Environment Agency and Severn Trent to put the flood defences and necessary procedures in place.
Due to the number of weather-related road closures in Shrewsbury, London Road will remain OPEN as normal until further notice. The temporary closure, for BT cable work, was due to be put back in place tomorrow (Monday 24 February) having been lifted last week.