Flood work in Watery Lane

A £250,000 project to prevent sewer flooding in Nailsea is to get underway. Wessex Water is pouring the cash into a four month project to increase the size of the sewers in the town. The work will involve the construction of a new sewer in Chapel Barton a

A £250,000 project to prevent sewer flooding in Nailsea is to get underway.Wessex Water is pouring the cash into a four month project to increase the size of the sewers in the town.The work will involve the construction of a new sewer in Chapel Barton and increasing the size of the sewers in Kingshill and Watery Lane.Work is due to start on November 27 and last for 15 weeks and will mean temporary road closures in Watery Lane and Chapel Barton and the use of temporary traffic lights at Kingshill.Watery Lane will be closed for 15 weeks from November 27 and Chapel Barton for three weeks in March 2007.Wessex Water has been working with North Somerset Council to devise a traffic management plan which will minimise the impact of this essential work on residents, businesses and motorists.Access to Nailsea Social Club will be maintained and the bollards in Watery Lane will be removed during the work to allow residents to access the road via Causeway View.The project forms part of Wessex Water's commitment to removing the risk of sewer flooding to more than 800 properties across its region.


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