Scarborough road 'showing signs of structural failure'

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

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 29th November 2018, 1:14 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th November 2018, 1:40 pm
Market Way has been closed due to a void in the road.
Market Way has been closed due to a void in 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.

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

The road was closed yesterday

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"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.