Project update: Essential gas work in Huntingdon due to end late September 2020

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  • Essential work involving complex repairs to local gas network scheduled for completion on Sunday 20 September 2020
  • Stukeley Road, Huntingdon currently closed to enable work to be carried out
  • Work is necessary to ensure safe and reliable gas supplies are maintained to the area 
Cadent engineers are scheduled to complete vital repairs to a stretch of gas pipeline in Huntingdon in late September.
Engineers currently anticipate the work will be completed by Sunday 20 September 2020.
The work needs to be carried to out to help ensure local residents keep on enjoying safe and reliable gas supplies for cooking and heating.
To enable the work to be carried out a road closure is currently in place on Stukeley Road, beneath the iron bridge with a signed diversion in place via Spittals Way. Excavations have also been dug in the car park in Lidl to enable engineers to carry out the work, but the store remains open for business as usual.
Local gas supplies will continue to be maintained throughout the work and local businesses will also continue to remain open as usual.
Cadent Network Engineer Karl Shipp said: “We need to carry out these essential repairs to help ensure the local community keeps on enjoying safe and reliable gas supplies for cooking, heating and warm water for showers and baths.
“The repairs we’re carrying out are complex but are progressing well and we’re on course to complete the work by September 20 and we’ll continue to do all we can to deliver it with minimal disruption.”
He added: “We’re sorry for any inconvenience our work may be causing and are grateful to the local authority and to Lidl for their assistance in helping to facilitate the work and to the community for their continued patience and understanding.
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