Gas leak could close Carlton Bridge near Snaith in East Yorkshire for up to a week, say Humberside Police

Police have shut a bridge in East Yorkshire due to a gas leak.

Ferry Lane between Carlton and Snaith. Picture: Google Street View

Carlton Bridge at Ferry Lane was shut between Snaith and Carlton at around midday yesterday as a result of a leak.

Engineers were called to the scene and traffic was re-diverted.

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Humberside Police said that the bridge was likely to remain closed for a week.

A short statement released by the force yesterday said: "The bridge from Snaith into Carlton on the A1041 is currently closed in both directions due to a gas leak.

"Engineers are currently at the location however the bridge is likely to be closed for up to a week. Please avoid the area and find an alternative route."

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