Brent Cross Interchange Flooded By Burst Main

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Brent Cross Interchange Flooded By Burst Main

The North Circular near Brent Cross currently resembles a canal, thanks to a burst water main. The road has been closed all day in both directions following a breach in a 24-inch main this morning. Around 1,600 homes in the area are without water, and a potential 16,000 customers could be affected. The Standard reckons the flood caused traffic tailbacks of 10 miles.

Thames Water estimates that it could take two days to fix, and a week for new concrete to dry. The company are confident, however, that part of the eastbound carriage can be reopened today. More at the BBC. Image via The Times, uncredited.

Last Updated 05 September 2012