Traffic Chaos in White City and Shepherd's Bush

Water main burst causing extensive flooding closes Wood Lane

Traffic on Monday morning on Shepherd's Bush Green

February 6, 2023

A burst water main this Monday morning (6 February) has led to traffic congestion across White City and Shepherd’s Bush.

Wood Lane(A219) has been closed in both directions between Ariel Way and the A40 near the junction with South Africa Road due to extensive flooding in the area.

Queues have developed on the Uxbridge Road, around Shepherd’s Bush Green and at the north end of Shepherd’s Bush Road.

Thames Water engineers, London Fire Brigade and Met Police officers are on the scene.

The latest information is that the road will not be reopening until 10pm.

Bus routes 72, 95, 220, 272 and 283 are all being diverted.

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