Hot road surface melts on the Hume Highway

DRIVERS were being urged to take caution while heading towards Melbourne on the Hume Highway.

A stretch of the road began to melt at Broadford in hot weather on Friday afternoon.

Damage to the road. Picture: Twitter: @StephHarris26

Damage to the road. Picture: Twitter: @StephHarris26

Issues with the road began to emerge about 4pm across a 10 kilometre stretch of the highway.

The right hand lane was affected, with footage taken by members of the public showing the bitumen falling apart.

The incident caused delays with Victoria Police urging people to avoid the lane.

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