Drivers urged to avoid busy city road due to flooding

Traffic chaos on Dereham Road due to the closure of Sweetbriar Road because of a burst water main.

Traffic chaos on Dereham Road due to the closure of Sweetbriar Road because of a burst water main. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2022

A main road in Norwich has been closed due to flooding.

Police are asking drivers to avoid Sweet Briar Road in Norwich due to the flood water. 

Officers on scene believe it is due to a burst water main.

Homes in the city and surrounding areas are also facing a loss of water today (February 17).

Drivers are asked to find an alternative route through the area.

Road closures are currently in place along Sweet Briar Road, Marl Pit Lane and Marriott’s Way.

Traffic is reportedly building in the area with queues on Sweet Briar Road, Waterworks Road and Dereham Road.

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Marl Pit Lane, Hellesdon Road, Drayton Road, Hellesdon Hall Road, the A1024, and the A1067 are also affected.

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