More bus diversions in Leeds as second burst water main prompts road closure

Yorkshire Water teams at work in Otley Road, Headingley, yesterday. Picture: Robyn Vinter
Yorkshire Water teams at work in Otley Road, Headingley, yesterday. Picture: Robyn Vinter

A second burst water main is causing problems for commuters in Leeds this morning as a road is closed and buses are diverted.

The A660 Otley Road in Headingley has been closed to traffic since yesterday morning after a burst water main beneath the road caused damage.

An old tram rail can be seen inside the sinkhole (Steve Thackray)

Headingley sinkhole reveals forgotten tramway beneath Otley Road