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Major water leak in Torslanda

Linda Genborg 2012-04-21

22/4 UPDATE: traffic reopened in both directions on one side of the road on Saturday evening. Traffic conditions are expected to return to normal by Monday morning. 

A large water leak at Bulycke stopped traffic on Öckeröleden on Saturday morning. Part of the road collapsed. Many households in the area were without water on Saturday. 

A private person raised the alarm around 9 am on Saturday about a water leak on road 155 close to Volvo Cars' factory in Torslanda.

The road was sealed off in both directions. The leak was caused by a burst water pipe under the road.

The leak caused major disturbances, affecting all traffic on bus routes 21, 24, 290, 291 and Lila Express in both directions.

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