Engineers repair water main which flooded A14 roundabout

A roundabout off the A14 at Bury St Edmunds has been flooded

A roundabout off the A14 at Bury St Edmunds has been flooded - Credit: NSRAPT

Water supplies in Bury St Edmunds have been restored after a water main burst and flooded a roundabout near the A14.

The burst mains pipe flooded the A14 Moreton Hall Interchange roundabout, with water spewing on to the road under the A14 and leaving families in Bury St Edmunds without water.

Motorists were advised to take extra care when driving near the roundabout

Motorists were advised to take extra care when driving near the roundabout - Credit: Charlotte Bond

Police earlier warned motorists to take care in the area due to the flooding. 

An Anglian Water spokesman said: "Our engineers have isolated the burst and water supplies have been restored to customers. 

The burst water main caused severe delays near the A14 in Bury St Edmunds

The burst water main caused severe delays near the A14 in Bury St Edmunds - Credit: Charlotte Bond

"One lane of the roundabout at Bedingfeld Way and Symonds Road is closed, however traffic is free flowing."

According to Anglian Water's website, the outage was affecting homes on the Moreton Hall estate, Fornham St Martin, Fornham All Saints and Little Livermere.

The outage is affecting homes in Bury St Edmunds

The outage is affecting homes in Bury St Edmunds - Credit: Anglian Water/Digdat

Earlier today the spokesman said: "We’d like to thank our customers and road users for their patience while we carry out this emergency work.”

It is the second time in a week that residents in Bury St Edmunds have been left without water after a mains pipe burst last Tuesday.

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