Road closures and flooding due to heavy rainfallBy Laura Herbert
May 01, 2012
Heavy rainfall overnight has led to road closures and localised flooding across the borough.
Loddon Bridge Park and Ride in Winnersh Triangle remains closed this morning along with some roads due to flooding.
Redlake Lane in Wokingham is closed between Easthampstead Road and Honey Hill due to flooding.
Sandford Lane in Woodley is closed between its junctions with Mohawk Way and Davis Street. An alternative route is via Mohawk Way, The Bader Way, Loddon Bridge Interchange South, A329 Reading Road, Robinhood Lane and Davis Street.
Mill Lane in Sindlesham is also closed between its junctions with Mole Road and Lower Earley Way until further notice. An alternative is via Lower Earley Way,A329 Reading Road, King Street Lane and Mole Road.
Church Lane in Shinfield is closed between it junctions with Hollow Lane and Basingstoke Road. Vehicles can travel along Hollow Lane, Hyde End Lane and Basingstoke Road as an alterntative route.
Other road closures include School Road in Riseley betwee The Devil's Highwat and the borough boundary.
The Lands End ford in Park Lane, Charvil, has also been shut after river rose to more than four foot deep but the road and pub remains open. An alternative route is along Lodge Road, Waltham Road, Church Street, Old Bath Road and Park lane.
A number of flood alerts have been issued for the Emm Brook and the Lower River Loddon at the River Thames confluence in Twyford, which could lead to possible flooding this afternoon.
Rain is expected to fall throughout the morning, before clearing this afternoon.