A Cranford road has been closed heading out of town because of a gas leak and emergency repair work.
The A4 is shut causing queuing traffic because of the leak and work is being carried out between The Parkway (Jolly Waggoners Roundabout) and The Avenue.
Congestion has built up on A4 to A30 Great South-west Road (Henlys Roundabout).
The A4 could be closed until Tuesday, March 28 while work is carried out.
Drivers are encourage to take a diversion to get to Heathrow Airport .
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Full story on the leak
The emergency works are expected to continue until next Tuesday. For the full story on the leak, follow the link below.
Work to continue until next Tuesday
The National Grid, which operates the gas transition systems, has confirmed that the emergency repair work is likely to continue until next Tuesday (March 28).
Still delays around Cranford
Long delays on A312 The Parkway in both directions at A4 (Jolly Waggoners Roundabout), congestion to Cranford High Street and on A312 Causeway to Fagg’s Road (Hatton). Also affecting A4 in both directions at A312, congestion to Cranford High Street and to A30 (Henlys Roundabou
Traffic still bad in The Parkway
Here is the traffic picture from Google Maps as of 10.30am.
Great South West Road appears to have cleared up mostly by The Parkway still looks heavily congested north bound heading up towards the M4 and Hillingdon.
We have contacted the National Grid for more information on the repair work and leak and await a response.
Parkway still slow
(2/2) Parkway appr Waggoners Rbt. The Parkway slow n/b fr Caueway, Q's on Great W Rd. Great W Rd w/b Q's fr Parkway to Hatton Cross Rbt.— TfL Traffic News (@TfLTrafficNews) March 23, 2017
The Parkway is still slow northbound toward the M4 according to TfL because of the emergency repair works.
(1/2) A4 Bath Rd / A312 The Parkway (waggoners rbt) - Rd closed (emer gas works). Restrictions on rbt, & lane 1 (of 3) closed n/b on A312— TfL Traffic News (@TfLTrafficNews) March 23, 2017
Transport for London have confirmed the issue around Cranford.
There are reports the work could take up to five days to complete.
Second day of problems
This is the second day delays on the roads have been caused by the Hounslow gas leak after Transport for London reported issues yesterday.
State of the traffic
Here is the state of the traffic on the roads around Cranford as of just before 9am.
Congestion looks back in most of the area, particularly in The Parkway heading up towards the M4.
A4 still closed
A4 out of town closed, queueing traffic due to gas leak and emergency repairs between A312 The Parkway (Jolly Waggoners Roundabout) and The Avenue, congestion on A4 to A30 Great South-west Road (Henlys Roundabout).
The A4 could remain closed until 28th. For Heathrow, go up the A312 and use the M4 J4 Heathrow Spur.