‘Void’ in middle of road leads to emergency closure
PUBLISHED: 13:11 28 May 2020 | UPDATED: 13:11 28 May 2020
A road has been closed and traffic diverted as emergency works are carried out.
Motorists are being warned to expect delays as Suffolk Highways has closed Seago Street in Lowestoft after a “void” was found in the middle of the carriageway.
On Thursday, May 28 Suffolk Highways Tweeted: “Due to a void in the centre of the road, an emergency closure has been installed along Seago Street, Lowestoft.
“The road will be closed 24 hours a day until further investigations and repairs are complete.
“Please follow the diversion.”
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According to the Suffolk Roadworks map, “delays are likely” as the work continues.
The road closure on Seago Street – which is in place from Roman Road until Ethel Road – is likely to be operation until Friday, June 5.
It states that the emergency works are continuing following discovery of a “Void in centre of carriageway.”
Access to pedestrians and cyclists will be maintained at all times as the overnight works takes place.
A diversion route of 0.2km is in operation as the road is closed.
Keep up to date with the latest delays by viewing our Live Traffic Map.
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