Aylesbury gridlock causes chaos for thousands
9:21am 11th January 2017
(Updated 10:18am 11th January 2017)
The traffic problems in Aylesbury this morning have caused a lot of frustration for drivers across the town.
- Here's what caused the problem.
- Click here to find out what Thames Water say about the burst water main.
Buses have been stuck or extremely delayed getting out of Aylesbury to places like Wycombe.
Lots of drivers have taken to social media to vent their frustrations.
Here's a selection from you all this morning:
Inconsiderate and stupid drivers causing most problems today in Aylesbury pic.twitter.com/7OoioXHg5g— Mr C (@imagit) January 11, 2017
Traffic Jam in Aylesbury this morning! 700yards in 25mins oops%uD83E%uDD26%uD83C%uDFFD%u200D%u2640%uFE0F pic.twitter.com/3q1H4NpoHy— Laura Hargrove (@crazypinkmama82) January 11, 2017
They want to build thousands of new homes here? Roads can't cope in any way with what we already have. This morning proves that! #Aylesbury— Matthew Weir (@weyland76) January 11, 2017
Finding an alternative...
The traffic in aylesbury wouldn't be half as bad if clowns didn't continually block junctions and roundabouts. #idiots— Marie Morgan-Geary (@mazzamorgan) January 11, 2017
@oneindigojones Hi Samuel, unfortunately these services are severely delayed due to a burst water main in Aylesbury. ^MP— Arriva The Shires (@arrivatheshires) January 11, 2017
500 service operating upto 45 minutes late throughout due to traffic congestion in Aylesbury & Watford.— Green Line (@GreenLineUK) January 11, 2017
Don't go to Aylesbury if you want to drive faster than 3mph— Daniel (@DanielStreeeter) January 11, 2017
A bit of luck for Cassandra:
Maybe it was a good thing i had to rebook hospital app, not sure we would have got there in time with Aylesbury gridlocked!! %uD83D%uDE33— Cassandra %uD83D%uDD2D%uD83D%uDCF8%uD83C%uDFCE (@Camerashyyyy) January 11, 2017
Trying to find a bit of humour in it all:
Why couldn't the pipe in Aylesbury burst another day? Utterly selfish on its part— %uD83C%uDFCE (@y33lks) January 11, 2017
Or a brighter side:
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