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Roads closures in north Bucks

editorial@buckinghamadvertiser.co.uk

editorial@buckinghamadvertiser.co.uk

Several roads in north Bucks have been closed due to flooding today, Friday.

In Aylesbury Vale, Ox Lane, in Padbury, Leckhampstead Wharf Road, in Leckhampstead, Verney Road, in Addington and the Nash to Beachampton Road have been closed by Transport for Bucks.

An updated road closure list can be found at www.transportforbucks.net/Emergency-road-closures.aspx
Other roads in the county closed as of 10am this morning are:

> Mill Lane, Monks Risborough

> Ship Hill, Burnham

> Broughton Lane (A41 end), Aylesbury

> Mill Road, Shabbington

> Strawbridge Road, Haddenham (railway bridge)

> Pound Lane, Marlow

> Windsor Hill, Wooburn Green

> Lower Road, Stoke Mandeville.

With heavy rain expected over the weekend, Transport for Bucks will be doubling the standby gangs from four to eight (extra gangs will be Amersham and High Wycombe).

On Saturday their tree surgeon subcontractor will be on standby with three crews along with gulley emptying and Super Sucker crews.

TfB will be operating from three depots across the county – Aylesbury, Amersham and High Wycombe.

The crews will be focusing on clearing as much surface water flooding as possible, and keeping as many roads open as possible. Motorists are urged to drive with care on all roads.

Heavy showers and gale force winds with gusts of up to 50mph are expected throughout Saturday, and TfB crews will be on alert to deal with any surface water flooding or fallen trees and branches.

Lighter showers are forecast for Sunday.

To report any fallen trees or flooded roads, call 0845 230 2882. For updates visit www.buckscc.gov.uk/transport and follow us on twitter @tfbalerts.

 

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