Burst water main closes busy road
A BUSY road will be closed for 'at least a week' after it was damaged following a major water main bursting.
The burst sent a flood of water flowing along Manchester Road in Greenfield, Saddleworth, at 10.40am on Friday morning.
Police were forced to close the road, which links Mossley and Oldham with Holmfirth, as the water amassed leaving some parts completely submerged.
United Utilities engineers arrived at the site and assessed the extent of the damage as the flow was stopped.
However the amount of water did severe damage to the road and engineers had to work throughout the weekend to... read more
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