Burst water main and collapsed road causes traffic chaos

SA Updated
Burst water main collapses road

Blog Tags

The road between Sorley Cross and Stumpy Post Cross has been closed due to a burst water main and a collapsed road. 

Kingsbridge Police posted on social media: "Sorley Cross to Stumpy Post is closed due to a collapsed road. Belle Hill is also closed with roadworks. It's very busy. Please avoid. Going to the tip can wait until tomorrow."

A South West Water statement on their website states: "We’re aware that some customers in Kingsbridge may be experiencing lower pressure than usual or a loss of supply due to a burst water main in Slade Cross. Our team are on site working hard to repair the burst and we expect that supplies will be restored in the next 3 to 4 hours. We would like to thank you for your patience and apologise for any inconvenience caused."

We have not been able to track down any photos of the water main so far, if you have any you would like to send to us, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact us through our social media. 


Main image: credit Kingsbridge Police 

User comments

There are no user comments for this listing.

You might also be interested in

Man charged for "nonpayment" of parking charge, despite having proof
Category: General News
A parking company is continuing to chase a customer for an unpaid parking ticket, despite being able to prove with online banking that the...
Woman receives injury from used needle in public toilets
Category: General News
A woman has had to undergo "months of blood tests" following an injury from a used needle in the public toilets in Totnes. ...
FCC Environment releases new statement following SHDC meeting
Category: General News
The company in charge of the new Super Recycling Service for SHDC has released a new statement following yesterday's council meeting. ...
PCC assures public that G7 will not get in the way of ‘business as usual’, despite police asking people to use online reporting to ease pressure
Category: General News
Police and Crime Commissioner has "assured the public" that G7 will not get in the way of "business as usual", despite police asking people...
Figurehead that "heralded the start of the season" is back on display in Salcombe
Category: General News
A local piece of seafaring history is back on display again in Salcombe this summer, after the homeowner received permission to re-erect the ship’s...
Super Recycling System is still failing 1,000 households a day
Category: General News
The Super Recycling System run by FCC Environment on behalf of SHDC is still failing 1,000 households a day according to South Hams Councillor...