String of roads closed as Doncaster remains on high River Don flood alert

A number of roads have been closed across Doncaster this morning as villages along the swollen River Don remain on flood alert.

By Darren Burke
Monday, 21st February 2022, 10:41 am

A number of flood warning are in place along the river between Sheffield and Doncaster following torrential rain over the past few days.

Earlier today, Doncaster Council announced the closure of a number of roads due to flooding.

The following roads are currently closed:

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The River Don has burst its banks in a number of places overnight.

Greys Bridge – Mexborough

Ferry Lane (Jubilee Bridge) - Thorne

Fordstead Lane – Barnby Dun

Low Lane – Kirk Bramwith

Pastures Road – Mexborough

Denaby Lane – Old Denaby

Nursery Lane – Sprotbrough

Water Lane (Bridge Hill) – Stainforth

Thorpe Bank - Barnby Dun

A Doncaster Council spokesman said: “Please be aware of any surface water and take extra care on the roads and don't drive through flood water.

We've had some reports of motorists trying to drive through flood waters and getting stuck.”