Derbyshire road reopens after urgent repairs carried out

A Derbyshire road which was closed so flood defences could be urgently repaired has now reopened.

Tuesday, 1st March 2022, 9:27 am
Updated Tuesday, 1st March 2022, 9:32 am

The A6 northbound at Matlock was shut on Monday from the junction with the bridge at Dale Road to just after the train station.

A Derbyshire County Council spokesperson said on Tuesday morning: “The A6 at Matlock has now reopened.

“Apologies for any inconvenience for this closure due to urgent flood defence repair work.

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Derbyshire County Council says the A6 at Matlock is currently shut.

“A large crane needed to lift ballast from the road to fix a broken wall.”