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‘Void’ in middle of road leads to emergency closure

PUBLISHED: 13:11 28 May 2020 | UPDATED: 13:11 28 May 2020

An emergency road closure is in place on Seago Street in Lowestoft following discovery of a 'void' in the middle of the carriageway. Picture: Google Images

An emergency road closure is in place on Seago Street in Lowestoft following discovery of a 'void' in the middle of the carriageway. Picture: Google Images

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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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