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Road reopens after burst water main causes travel disruption in Bungay

PUBLISHED: 13:03 28 December 2017 | UPDATED: 13:18 28 December 2017

St Mary's Street, Bungay, was closed yesterday due to a burst water main, Photo: Andrew Atterwill.

St Mary's Street, Bungay, was closed yesterday due to a burst water main, Photo: Andrew Atterwill.

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A Bungay road has reopened after essential emergency repairs were made to a nearby water main which had previously forced it to close.

St Mary’s Street was closed yesterday afternoon causing disruption for motorists travelling into the town.

A spokesman for Essex and Suffolk Water said: “We have been carrying out emergency repairs to a burst main on St Mary’s Street in Bungay.

“Due to the location of the burst a road closure was required to ensure safety.

“The repairs have now been completed and the road has now reopened.”

He added: “We apologise for any inconvenience caused while this essential work was taking place.”

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