Scarborough road 'showing signs of structural failure'

Market Way has been closed due to a void in the road.
Market Way has been closed due to a void in the road.

A road in Scarborough has been closed after a void was discovered beneath the road.

North Yorkshire County Council closed Market Way yesterday after a void was found below the concrete carriageway slab at the side of Scarborough Market Hall.

The road was closed yesterday

The road was closed yesterday

Highways area manager Richard Marr said: ”There are signs of a second void nearby where the road is showing signs of structural failure.

"Highways and Yorkshire Water are investigating and a camera survey is taking place today to determine the cause and what repairs may be needed.’’

Last week, a void had also appeared on Forge Valley Road, causing the road to close.