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Temporary traffic lights causes long delays in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 09:42 22 February 2019 | UPDATED: 17:06 22 February 2019

Motorists coming into Norwich are being faced with delays caused by temporary traffic lights. Picture: Andy Butterton/PA Wire

Motorists coming into Norwich are being faced with delays caused by temporary traffic lights. Picture: Andy Butterton/PA Wire

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Motorists trying to get into Norwich have been faced with slow queueing traffic due to temporary traffic lights.

The lights near County Hall is causing slow moving traffic for drivers coming into the city this morning,

There are delays of around 10 minutes between the A146 Trumpery Lane and Martineau Lane, with the average speed at 10mph.

Earlier this week, traffic light failures in the Bracondale and Carrow Hill area of the city caused delays during the evening rush hour.

A spokesman from Norfolk County Council said the roadworks at Bracondale is being carried out by UK Power Networks.

A UK Power Networks spokesman said: “UK Power Networks engineers worked as quickly as possible to complete essential repairs to an underground cable in the Bracondale area of Norwich.

“Temporary traffic lights were needed to safely carry out these works which were installed last night and removed this afternoon. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.”

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