The road surface damaged following a burst water main in Ickenham will be closed for longer than anticipated, getwestlondon can reveal.
Breaskspear Road South will remain closed to motorists over the weekend after a closer look revealed more damage than expected.
Teams from Affinity Water together with Hillingdon council will continue to carry out the necessary repair work and ensure it is safe before it is reopened, which is expected to be on Monday January 9.
A spokesman for Affinity Water said: “Our repair teams are progressing with the restoration of Breakspear Road South following a burst on Wednesday 4 January.
"However, further investigations as we have progressed with the clean up operation have revealed more damage than was first anticipated.
"We have agreed a further road closure until Monday with the local authority to enable our teams to continue with the repairs and ensure the road is safe before it is reopened.
"We would like to thank customers and commuters for their patience whilst we carry the restoration of the road.”
In the early hours of Wednesday (January 4) morning at around 6am, a burst water main caused severe flooding in the area.
Residents woke up to find they had little or no water as the supply was switched off while repairs were carried out.
These fixtures were completed later the same day by 6pm but the road was in bad condition after police reported a sink hole opened up.
Part of the road, at the junction of Swakeleys Road, remained closed to repair the damage to the road surface.
The road was due to reopen on Friday (January 6), residents will have to wait until next week.
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