UPDATE: Traffic jams on York roads after burst water mains - Yorkshire Water apologises
YORKSHIRE Water has apologised after two burst water mains caused traffic chaos in southern York this morning.
One motorist, David Martin of Crockey Hill, said it took him one and a half hours to drive along the A19 from Selby to Crockey Hill because of severe delays.
The bursts happened on the A19 at Fulford, near the junction with Heslington Lane.
A spokesperson for Yorkshire Water said: "We would like to apologise to anyone who has been affected by the bursts in Fulford Road, York.
"Both bursts have now been repaired. Work to reinstate the road is now taking place and temporary traffic lights will assist traffic flow until the road is fully reopen."