Main road partially re-opens

The finishing touches are put to the A614.
The finishing touches are put to the A614.

A busy road in East Yorkshire which closed after a bridge collapsed has partially re-opened.

The A614 had to be closed after a hole opened up on the road on the Holme-on-Spalding-Moor side of Howden due to the collapse of a water tunnel and the Network Rail bridge above the culvert.

The road re-opened on Saturday with temporary traffic lights in place. The temporary traffic lights will remain in place until 20 June.

Mark Tarry, area director for Network Rail, said: “I’d like to thank residents living near the site and motorists who have been diverted on alternative routes for their patience and understanding while we have carried out the repairs. It’s deeply frustrating for everyone when emergency repairs like this need to be carried out but our team has worked around the clock to get the road re-opened as soon as possible.”