Repairs to burst water main on busy Wigan road have finished

The work has now finished
The work has now finished

Motorists can breathe a sigh of relief as roadworks which caused delays for several days come to an end.

Two-way traffic lights have been managing traffic on Whelley, outside The Mount, for a week as United Utilities carried out work to repair a burst water main.

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But it led to long queues of traffic, particularly during rush hour.

A Wigan Council spokesman confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that the work had been completed and the traffic lights removed.