Damaged drain cover partly closes stretch of A47

The eastbound lane of the A47 at Necton, between Dereham and Swaffham, has been closed due to a damaged manhole cover. 

The eastbound lane of the A47 at Necton, between Dereham and Swaffham, has been closed due to a damaged drain cover. - Credit: Norfolk & Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

Part of the eastbound lane of the A47 at Necton, near Swaffham, has been closed due to a damaged drain cover.

The Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team have said they and Highways England were on the scene. 

The incident has happened close to the Co-op by the Tuns Road turn off at Necton.

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