Lincolnshire

Lincoln main road closed after second gas leak

Google Street View picture of Wragby Road at Bunkers Hill roundabout
Image caption The road is shut between Bunkers Hill roundabout and Wragby

A major road in and out of Lincoln has been closed because of a gas leak for the second time in recent days.

A nine-mile stretch of the A158 Wragby Road - from Bunkers Hill roundabout and Wragby - remains shut while emergency services work to fix the problem.

Police have put a diversion in place and expect the route to be closed for most of Sunday.

On Friday a similar issue closed the same stretch of road for most of the day. No homes had to be evacuated.

The road is a the main route to and from Skegness and Horncastle.

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