Hole in Dudley road forces emergency closure

A large hole opened up in a road in Dudley, forcing an emergency closure until repair work on the road is complete.

Local resident Seamus Hannon views the area on Cinder Road, Gornal, where a hole appeared in the road but has now been filled in
Local resident Seamus Hannon views the area on Cinder Road, Gornal, where a hole appeared in the road but has now been filled in

Cinder Road in Gornal is closed by emergency order, with Dudley Council warning motorists that they could face significant disruption and congestion.

The hole had mostly been filled in by Tuesday morning, but was still closed to traffic with a diversion route established via Stallings Lane, Wolverhampton Road, and Himley Road.

Temporary two-way signals are currently in place on Stallings Lane.

Dudley Council has said that the work to repair the road is expected to be completed by Friday.

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