Damaged sewer was to blame for Stamford’s sinkhole, says council
A damaged sewer has been blamed for causing a large hole to open up in the middle of one of Stamford’s busiest junctions.
As previously reported here, the hole - which was said to be around three deep and six feet long - was spotted last Wednesday afternoon at the junction of Scotgate and West Street.
The junction had to be partly closed and temporary traffic lights were put in place, leading to frustrating delays for motorists.
Lincolnshire County Council said today that work to repair the sewer and fill in the hole was now almost complete.
A spokeswoman said: “The cause turned out to be a... read more
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