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Date added: 28 April 2013

Great Western Way Road Closure 

LATEST: 4.45pm Sunday 28 April
Emergency repairs set to take until late Tuesday night
 
The stretch of the Great Western Way into Swindon at Bruce Street Bridges will remain closed until late Tuesday night at the earliest.
 
Emergency repairs, which started after a water main burst on Thursday night causing severe damage to the road surface, cannot now be completed until Tuesday at 6pm according to the contractors, with line painting expected to take place that evening.
 
Diversions are still in place.
 
Great Western Way Closed at Bruce St Bridges
 
Great Western Way Closed at Bruce St Bridges
 
Great Western Way Closed at Bruce St Bridges
  
Severe flooding & emergency road repairs has left West Swindon in gridlock 
PICTURES & VIDEO
26 April 2013
 
A major water main burst at Bruce Street Bridges in Swindon last night. As of 7:00am this morning traffic was flowing around the four main roundabouts but Great Western Way is still closed to traffic coming INTO Swindon.

 



The pictures below show the scene at 11pm last night with the junction near B&Q closed and the road surface lifted due to the leak.

The road leading from Barnfield Roundabout to the first Bruce Street Bridge is currently closed to traffic, and is likely to remain so until Saturday morning.
 
Police are advising drivers to avoid the area and to use Junction 15 instead of Junction 16 to access the town centre while the road remains closed.
 
Bruce St Flood
 
Bruce St Flood Swindon
 
Bruce St Bridges Swindon
 
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