Gas leak in Rhiwbina set to cause travel chaos

Repair work is underway to fix a damaged gas pipe on Pantbach Road in Rhiwbina, Cardiff.

Wales & West Utilities said the works will cause "significant additional traffic disruption in Rhiwbina this evening".

In a statement a spokesperson said:

While we work, temporary two-way traffic lights are in place on Pantbach Road. Due to the nature of the damage, we cannot yet say how long it will take to repair. Our team will be working as safely and as quickly as possible.

“It is essential that we repair the damaged pipe now to keep the local community, homes and businesses safe.

– Wales & West Utilities statement

The delays expected are not related to the gas pipe upgrade work that is currently ongoing in the area.