Lowestoft roadworks hope to be finished by Friday

The controversial roadworks in the heart of Lowestoft look set to finally be finished and cleared by Friday as work to repair a broken sewer is completed.

The Anglian Water works in Station Square started on Monday, January 23 and have caused traffic gridlock in the town as motorists have been prevented from turning right in Waveney Road - leading to a mile long diversion.

The �130,000 work was meant to have finished last week but a fault in a new sewer lining has led to delays.

An Anglian Water spokesman apologised for the delay and admitted the company was frustrated over the work timetable.

When the work started it lead to Waveney District Council chief executive Stephen Baker firing off an angry letter to Anglian Water complaining it had not been told about the work and therefore did not have time to prepare for the disruption caused.

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