Higher Walton Road in Preston temporarily closed for repairs

Engineers have been completing repairs to a leak on Higher Walton Road. The road was temporarily closed to make sure engineers could work safely. A spokesperson for United Utilities said: "Our engineers have completed repairs to a leak on Higher Walton Road in Preston and the road will now be reinstated.

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"A temporary lane closure was put in place to ensure our engineers could work safely and will be removed once reinstatement is complete.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused." Bus services have been diverting their routes as a result of the closure. A spokesperson for Stagecoach said: "From Wednesday 11 to Saturday, March 142020 (up to 5.30pm), service 113 will be diverted due to the temporary closure of Higher Walton Road, Higher Walton."

United Utilities have been re-approached to clarify when the road will reopen. Engineers have been completing repairs to a leak on Higher Walton Road. Copyright: jpimedia

Lancashire County Council have been approached for comment.

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