Traffic Alert: Road users advised as engineers work to fix gas escape in Huntingdon

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  • Road closure in Stukeley Road, Huntingdon from 7pm tonight (Thursday 25 June)
  • Local shops and businesses will remain open for business as usual
  • Work expected to continue for approximately eight weeks 
Cadent engineers are working to carry out vital repairs to a stretch of gas pipeline in Huntingdon.
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 the closure will be in place on Stukeley Road, beneath the iron bridge, from 7pm tonight (Thursday 25 June) and a signed diversion will be in place via Spittals Way.  Engineers will be using part of the Lidl car park to enable them to carry out the work, but the store will remain open for business as usual.
Work is expected to take around eight weeks to complete and local gas supplies should be maintained throughout the work.
Cadent Network Engineer Karl Shipp  said: “We need to get this leak fixed to help ensure the local community keeps on enjoying safe and reliable gas supplies for cooking, heating and warm water for showers and baths.
“We’re grateful to the local authority and to Lidl for their assistance in helping to facilitate the work.”
“We’re sorry for any inconvenience our work may cause, and we’ll do all we can to minimise disruption and complete our work as soon as possible.”
  • Suspected gas escapes should be reported on 0800 111 999* (Calls are recorded and may be monitored)



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