Keep up to date with the latest news from Herefordshire council during the severe weather
LIVE UPDATE 28 October
Road Update | Please note the B4399 Holme Lacy Causeway is now open under a two way traffic light system due to road surface damage caused by the flooding.
Road update | Please note the A438 at Letton is still CLOSED. Unfortunately there are still abandoned cars in the middle of the road so it’s still not safe to re-open as yet. If you have abandoned a vehicle can you please recover it as soon as possible.
The C1035 in Eardisland has been re-opened
Road update | Symonds Yat has been inspected and there is now access from Ferrie Lane to Washings Lane so residents now have access. Please note Ferrie Lane remains closed further down as the pub is not accessible
Old Bridge | The Old Bridge is now open to pedestrians and cyclists only, it is still closed to vehicles
Road Closed | Tregate (Trigate) Bridge C1247, near Monmouth closed due to flooding
Road Closure | C1258 Huntsham bridge, Goodrich is now closed.
Road Closed | The Old Wye Bridge, Hereford is likely to remain closed to foot and vehicle traffic for the rest of today, Monday, and potentially longer. We are monitoring the bridge and liaising with @EnvAgencyMids regarding debris and river level. Please no not attempt to use
Update | The Holme Lacy Road by the Wye Inn, Rotherwas, is now open - Please note the causeway remains closed.
Road Closed | Ferrie Lane, Symonds Yat is closed due to flooding, please avoid the area.
Road Closed | The C1120 Moreton-on-Lugg to Marden is currently closed due to flooding
Road Closure | B4234 closed Walford to Lybrook- flooding- please do not ignore the closure signs
Road Closure | B4229 Goodrich side of Kerne Bridge - flooding - please do not ignore the closure signs
LIVE UPDATE 27 October
Road opened | B4349 Kingstone to Clehonger has now been cleared and reopened.
Travelling to Rotherwas | If you are travelling to Rotherwas in the morning - please use the Rotherwas Access Road where possible, as there is still flooding by the Wye Inn and beyond, and to help traffic flow, thank you.
Road Closure | C1112, Leominster, which runs alongside Grove golf course off the A49.
Road Closure | A4137 Tuck Mill Lane at Marstow near Ross on Wye
Hereford Leisure pool | currently closed due to flooding in the plant room @HerefordLeisurePool
Flood Warning |Lydbrook issued by @EnvAgency flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected tomorrow (Monday) B4234 at Lower Lydbrook is affected. Please read the information from the Flood information service website
Flooding | There is severe flooding on the Bridge Sollars to Madley road by the bridge, Cars are having to turn around. Please avoid the area.
Road Closure | The Old Bridge in Hereford is now closed to vehicles AND pedestrians - please avoid the area
Flooding | Houses in Greyfriars are being evacuted - please keep away from the area to allow access for emergency services.
Road Closure | Holme Lacy Causeway – has now been closed
Road Closures | B4399 , Holme Lacy Road at Wye Inn – with floodwater deeper than yestrday C1247 at Tregate Please do not drive past road closure signs
Roads reopened |Hoarwithy Road B4399 Rotherwas Access Road Holme Lacy Causeway – passable with care as there is still water on road
Railway |The rail line between Hereford & Abergavenny is closed after parts of the embankment were washed away at Pontrilas. Network Rail says the damage is so bad the route will be closed for sometime, with a replacement bus service in operation between Newport and Hereford
LIVE UPDATE 26 October
Road Closure | A44 Leominster to Monkland (HR6 9DA) closed due to flooding and vehicles stuck in floodwater. Please avoid the area.
Flood Warning in force |River Arrow at #Eardisland - Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the area - if affected please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety - and please read the advice on the flood information website.
Road Closures | A4110 at the Junction with A44in Monkland and the -
B4214 in Staplow at the Oak Inn (HR8 1NP)
Road Closure | C1212 Abbeydore to Cockyard closed due to flooding and abandoned vehicles
Flood warnings | There are flood warnings on the River Wye which may affect Greyfriars and Rotherwas - please keep up to date with the latest flood info online
Due to high demand we are having to reserve sandbags for the most vunerable in the county. Sand bags may be available through your parish council or they are available from builders merchants
Road reopened | A466 Hereford to Monmouth Road has now reopened
Road closure | A4110 – where it meets the A4113 at Leintwardine has been closed as people stuck in cars have had to be rescued.
Please do not drive unless necessary and please don't drive into floodwater
ROAD CLOSURES | The following roads are now closed due to flooding
B4399 Holme Lacy Road at The Wye Inn
A4110 Canon Pyon
A466 Hereford to Monmoth Road
Please do not travel unless necessary, Do not drive into flood water 30cm of flowing water is enough to move a car.
Road Closure | B4399 Rotherwas Access Road has now beed closed due to flooding - please avoid the area and only travel if you really have to
Road Closure | B4399 – at Dinedor is now closed due to flooding - please avoid the area, if possible only travel if you really have to
Roads Closed | C1261 Holme Lacy Rd, Hoarwithy Road & Winston Road are closed due to flooding - please avoid these areas if possible.
Flooding | B4399 Holme Lacy Road flooded in front of the Wye Inn, the road is passable with extreme care, but please avoid the area if you can
Rail | There is disruption to some Transport for Wales trains affecting Hereford. Full info on national rail website
Update from @EnvAgencyMids
Barriers are going up at #Hereford in the next few hours. Know your flood risk check online
Flooding | A438 at Letton – water levels are rising quickly and we are expecting it to flood mid afternoon which will mean closing the road– please avoid this area if possible –and please don’t drive into floodwater
Flooding | Whitestone – flooded road off the A4103 (HR1 3SE) Please avoid the area.
Flooding | Pen-Y-Parc to Upper Wernddu Road (HR2 0ED) – currently flooded. Please avoid the area.
Road Closure | C1195 Stockley Hill will be closing due car stuck in floodwater Please avoid the area.
Flooding | B4347 Ewyas Harold (HR2 0ES) - there is severe flooding on the road please avoid the area
Flooding | B4361 Willow Croft in Luston (HR6 0EB)There is severe flooding on the road, please avoid the area. driving.
Road Closed | Millbrook way in Orleton is closed due to flooding (SY8 4HW) – Please avoid the area
Road closure | Lower Bullingham Lane near to The Manor House Rest Home closed due to flooding. Please avoid the area.
Flooding | Bromyard B4203 Vehicles currently stuck in floodwater at HR7 4NT, please avoid the area
Road Closure | The B4349 Kingstone to Clehonger is closed due to flooding with a vehicle stuck in the flood, please avoid the area.
For all the latest updates also check
- Herefordshire Highways Twitter feed
- Herefordshire Council on Facebook
- Herefordshire Council on Twitter
Thank you, and stay safe, see advice on driving in severe weather
Published: Monday, 28th October 2019