A main road in Renfrew has been closed to allow for emergency works to take place.

Ferry Road, between Campbell Street and Orchard Street, has been shut to traffic to allow emergency repairs by Scottish Water following a burst pipe on Friday, January 5.

The burst occurred on Ferry Road, near its junction with Campbell Street. It is unknown at this stage how long the road will be closed.

The Gazette:

Drivers have been warned that there will be no access and to allow for extra time for diversions.

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The Gazette:

Traffic diversions will be available from Kings Inch Road if travelling south or Station Road if travelling north.

Scottish Water has confirmed that tankers are in operation to minimise the impact of the burst on the environment and are liaising with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.

Waste water services have not been affected according to the company.

Scottish Water said: "Local residents and road users are thanked for their patience and understanding while these emergency works are carried out."