Road works are on schedule

PUBLISHED: 13:30 20 June 2014

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DESPITE rumours surfacing that a closure on a busy Weston road will be extended, the company behind the work said it will be completed by Monday.

Wessex Water closed down a section on Milton Road for seven weeks in order to replace 300m of sewage pipe.

The company hopes this will help the drainage system cope with heavy rainfall in future. The larger pipes should stop roads and houses around Ashcombe Gardens being flooded in severe weather.

A company spokesman said: “We have spoken to the project manager and it will be finished on schedule. It is all going to plan.”

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