A603 Partial Closure
We have been informed by Anglian
Water that due to a burst water main, a section of the
A603 between the Cardington Cross A421 roundabout and Meadow Lane
has been closed for safety reasons. Expect disruption and roads to
be busy while Anglian Water work to fix the leak.
Anglian Water have released the statement
below. We will update this as further information is made
An Anglian Water spokesperson said: “We are
currently working to repair a burst water main on the A603.
Unfortunately, for safety reasons we have had to close the
Cambridge Road/ Bedford Road (A603) in both directions from the
Cardington Cross exit of the A421 to Meadow Lane. Road users in and
around Bedford may experience travel disruption and we are very
sorry for this.
“Our teams are on site and we are working to
repair the main today and to reopen the road before Saturday. We
are very sorry for the inconvenience caused and thank customers and
road users for their patience.
“Some customers on Priory Lane Business Park
and Meadow Lane may be without water or experiencing low pressures.
The repair of the pipe itself is expected to be complete later this
morning and this will bring everyone back on their normal water
supply. We’ve kept the vast majority of customers on water by
rerouting the network and keeping it topped up with a series of