UPDATE: Stony Lane in Burton closed again as flood warnings remain in place for Dorset

Avon Causeway has also been closed

UPDATE: Stony Lane in Burton closed again as flood warnings remain in place for Dorset

UPDATE: Stony Lane in Burton closed again as flood warnings remain in place for Dorset

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STONY Lane in Burton is flooded again, just days after it reopened.

Heavy rain overnight has caused deep surface water over the entire road by the railway bridge.

It has not been officially closed as yet but drivers should avoid driving through the water.

Many drivers were reportedly ignoring pedestrians to drive their cars on the pavement.

The Avon Causeway has also been closed this morning and Derritt Lane near Sopley is also flooded.

A crash on the Christchurch bypass earlier also caused traffic problems for motorists trying to get out of Salisbury Road.

Dorset County Council is pumping flood water at Stapehill Road, Ferndown, which has been closed for some time because of the heavy rain experienced over the past weeks.

It says that, once the water recedes, it will be making repairs to the broken surface drainage system.

The Environment Agency have flood warnings in place for the lower Avon from Ringwood to Christchurch, the Lower Avon at The Bridges and Stubbings Meadow in Ringwood and the Lower Frome from East Stoke to Wareham.

Bournemouth Echo:

The Environment Agency have flood warnings in place for the lower Avon from Ringwood to Christchurch, the Lower Avon at The Bridges and Stubbings Meadow in Ringwood and the Lower Frome from East Stoke to Wareham.

Regarding the warning about the Lower Avon, a spokesperson for the Environment Agency said the warning has been issued due to rising water levels from recent rainfall.

"Further forecast rain over the next few days may cause river levels to respond further.

"River levels are falling slowly but are responding to rainfall remain around the flood warning level.

"High groundwater levels are adding to river flow and river levels will remain high for several days in this area. We will continue to monitor the situation and update as the situation changes."

The warnings will be reviewed again today.

Burton Parish Council chairman, Judy Jamieson said: “Over the last few weeks we have been in talks with Dorset County Council and they say when the flood plains are full there is nowhere else for the water to go.

“Once this bout of rain is over we need to sit down with all the relevant agencies to stop this happening again.”

She advised any driver not to go through the flood waters and pay heed to any road closed signs.

The Government is today expected to announce more financial help for councils dealing with flood damage.

 

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8:06am Fri 17 Jan 14

BIGTONE says...

I take it Avon Causeway is closed. Any updates?
I take it Avon Causeway is closed. Any updates? BIGTONE
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8:06am Fri 17 Jan 14

BIGTONE says...

I take it Avon Causeway is closed. Any updates?
I take it Avon Causeway is closed. Any updates? BIGTONE
  • Score: 0

9:00am Fri 17 Jan 14

xslee says...

BIGTONE wrote:
I take it Avon Causeway is closed. Any updates?
Which bit of this didn't you read ? :-)

On the Avon Causeway, there is a lot of water but it is passable with caution.
[quote][p][bold]BIGTONE[/bold] wrote: I take it Avon Causeway is closed. Any updates?[/p][/quote]Which bit of this didn't you read ? :-) On the Avon Causeway, there is a lot of water but it is passable with caution. xslee
  • Score: -2

9:10am Fri 17 Jan 14

Cherry Tony says...

xslee wrote:
BIGTONE wrote:
I take it Avon Causeway is closed. Any updates?
Which bit of this didn't you read ? :-)

On the Avon Causeway, there is a lot of water but it is passable with caution.
No need to be sarcastic.
[quote][p][bold]xslee[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BIGTONE[/bold] wrote: I take it Avon Causeway is closed. Any updates?[/p][/quote]Which bit of this didn't you read ? :-) On the Avon Causeway, there is a lot of water but it is passable with caution.[/p][/quote]No need to be sarcastic. Cherry Tony
  • Score: 1

9:24am Fri 17 Jan 14

BarrHumbug says...

xslee wrote:
BIGTONE wrote:
I take it Avon Causeway is closed. Any updates?
Which bit of this didn't you read ? :-)

On the Avon Causeway, there is a lot of water but it is passable with caution.
Be aware sometimes the story is updated after the comments are left. information about the causeway probably wasn't there when the first comment was left, much like your comment is out of date too now and as the causeway is now closed.
[quote][p][bold]xslee[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BIGTONE[/bold] wrote: I take it Avon Causeway is closed. Any updates?[/p][/quote]Which bit of this didn't you read ? :-) On the Avon Causeway, there is a lot of water but it is passable with caution.[/p][/quote]Be aware sometimes the story is updated after the comments are left. information about the causeway probably wasn't there when the first comment was left, much like your comment is out of date too now and as the causeway is now closed. BarrHumbug
  • Score: 3

9:35am Fri 17 Jan 14

BIGTONE says...

BarrHumbug wrote:
xslee wrote:
BIGTONE wrote:
I take it Avon Causeway is closed. Any updates?
Which bit of this didn't you read ? :-)

On the Avon Causeway, there is a lot of water but it is passable with caution.
Be aware sometimes the story is updated after the comments are left. information about the causeway probably wasn't there when the first comment was left, much like your comment is out of date too now and as the causeway is now closed.
Correct.
there is nothing better than a live update from somebody that has passed. Obviously the sarcastic pleb relies on outdated technology than reality. Thanks for the heads up.
[quote][p][bold]BarrHumbug[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]xslee[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BIGTONE[/bold] wrote: I take it Avon Causeway is closed. Any updates?[/p][/quote]Which bit of this didn't you read ? :-) On the Avon Causeway, there is a lot of water but it is passable with caution.[/p][/quote]Be aware sometimes the story is updated after the comments are left. information about the causeway probably wasn't there when the first comment was left, much like your comment is out of date too now and as the causeway is now closed.[/p][/quote]Correct. there is nothing better than a live update from somebody that has passed. Obviously the sarcastic pleb relies on outdated technology than reality. Thanks for the heads up. BIGTONE
  • Score: 4

9:49am Fri 17 Jan 14

uberbloke says...

Stoney Lane Burton / under railway bridge
This post 09:50 Friday -- road officially closed at 08:45 when I tried to use it; police signs and the barriers were back up

So up the by pass I went, to get stuck in the traffic queue because a KA that had spun... off into Burton to get stuck as the cows crossed the road.

Oh what fun!
Stoney Lane Burton / under railway bridge This post 09:50 Friday -- road officially closed at 08:45 when I tried to use it; police signs and the barriers were back up So up the by pass I went, to get stuck in the traffic queue because a KA that had spun... off into Burton to get stuck as the cows crossed the road. Oh what fun! uberbloke
  • Score: 4

10:01am Fri 17 Jan 14

damnlion says...

Just wait until the council give the go ahead for a supermarket to be built on the Beagle site..then there really will be traffic chaos in Stoney Lane !
Just wait until the council give the go ahead for a supermarket to be built on the Beagle site..then there really will be traffic chaos in Stoney Lane ! damnlion
  • Score: 1

10:23am Fri 17 Jan 14

BIGTONE says...

damnlion wrote:
Just wait until the council give the go ahead for a supermarket to be built on the Beagle site..then there really will be traffic chaos in Stoney Lane !
They have recommended approval.
[quote][p][bold]damnlion[/bold] wrote: Just wait until the council give the go ahead for a supermarket to be built on the Beagle site..then there really will be traffic chaos in Stoney Lane ![/p][/quote]They have recommended approval. BIGTONE
  • Score: 1

1:34pm Fri 17 Jan 14

4stands says...

Yes but what about Avon causeway?
Yes but what about Avon causeway? 4stands
  • Score: -1

2:00pm Fri 17 Jan 14

jazziewoo says...

At 13.43 the echo posted that avon causeway was closed - again!
At 13.43 the echo posted that avon causeway was closed - again! jazziewoo
  • Score: 0

2:27am Sat 18 Jan 14

LJT1966 says...

Why can they not pump the water somewhere fro under the bridge?? I worked for Allweiler pumps for 5 years and nothing we couldn't pump. Surely with the sewage works nearby they could run a line or is that not feasible??
Why can they not pump the water somewhere fro under the bridge?? I worked for Allweiler pumps for 5 years and nothing we couldn't pump. Surely with the sewage works nearby they could run a line or is that not feasible?? LJT1966
  • Score: 0

10:10pm Sun 19 Jan 14

Bournemouth common sense says...

Stoney lane re-opened about 4pm Sunday
Stoney lane re-opened about 4pm Sunday Bournemouth common sense
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