Burst water main causing traffic chaos in Prenton POLICE are advising Wirral motorists of road closures just off the M53 at junction 3
The entrance to the North Cheshire Trading Estate from the motorway roundabout is completely closed due to a burst water main.
Durley Drive is closed at the junction with Woodchurch Road. Residents' access is limited.
No access is available to the trading estate for employees.
Employees are advised to contact their employers by telephone.
At this stage, it is unlikely that the road will reopen today.
One of the businesses affected is the Royal Mail depot.
A United Utilities spokeswoman told the Globe: "We had a call about about a burst water main at about 6am. Our engineers had to shut off the water to stop the leak.
"There's a repair team on standby waiting until the water subsides before it can go in to repair the problem.
"We apologise to people in the area for the inconvenience caused by the water main burst.
"The supply to homes is not affected. We are looking at getting a supply vehicle with an emergency water supply to those businesses affected." THE GLOBE