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Road near Preston Railway Station has melted in the heatwave

Posted on - 27th June, 2018 - 4:46pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News, Roads, Transport
The sinkhole in Butler Street Pic: Lancashire County Council
The sinkhole in Butler Street Pic: Lancashire County Council

The roads in Preston have begun to melt due to the heat.

Part of Butler Street near Preston Railway Station is cordoned off due to a sinkhole appearing.

As temperatures cracked the flags at 30 degrees or more again in the city and Lancashire, the tarmac has collapsed.

The hole is close to the Fishergate Shopping Centre side entrance.

The sinkhole has been sectioned off by workmen Pic: Lancashire County Council
The sinkhole has been sectioned off by workmen Pic: Lancashire County Council

Read more: Hot weather warning issued for Preston and Lancashire

The county council is advising those picking up and dropping off at the railway station to leave more time.

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