Essential gas works extended: Work now expected to be completed on Thursday (7 September)
Essential work to replace gas mains in Bridgewater Drive, Southend-On-Sea is currently expected to be completed by Thursday 7 September.
Engineers were due to complete the work late last month. However it was found that additional gas mains replacement work needed to be done. It was hoped this work could be completed today (Tuesday 5 September) but due to unexpected engineering challenges the work is now expected to be completed on Thursday 7 September.
A one way road closure is in place in Bridgewater Road and buses have been diverted.
Cadent is sorry for any inconvenience and will continue to do all it can to ensure the work is delivered with minimal disruption.
The essential work will help ensure the local community keep on having safe and reliable gas supplies for cooking and heating.
Cadent’s gas mains work people can call 0800 096 5678 or visit www.bettergaspipes.co.uk
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