Barrow road to stay shut for 10 more days
Last updated at 17:22, Tuesday, 10 July 2012
MOTORISTS face another 10 days of diversions after scheduled roadworks were delayed.
Resurfacing on a section of Holker Street around the Barrow AFC football ground had been due to be completed by July 4.
However, workers from Cumbria Highways discovered problems with electric cabling under the road and the work and diversions have now been extended until July 20.
A Cumbria Highways spokesman said: “When they have been doing the works the engineers have found some issues with the electric cabling underneath.
“United Utilities has taken the opportunity to get the issues
“Work is now due to be completed by July 20, provided that the weather clears up a bit.
“A section of Holker Street will remain closed until then.”
However when contacted by the Evening Mail, United Utilities said it no longer carries out electrical work in the area. Electricity North West has confirmed it is carrying out work on the electricity cabling which has resulted in the delay.
Work started on the resurfacing at the beginning of June and had originally been scheduled to take four weeks.
Motorists have been forced to take alternative routes around the section of the road between Chatsworth Street and Wilkie Road, leading some to cut through Asda’s car park.
First published at 08:16, Tuesday, 10 July 2012
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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Earl grey, ha, ha, dad b works solid 12 hr days & gets his mandantory breaks of 15 mins in a morning, half hour at lunch then 15 mins in the afternoon, he has worked everyday since the middle of june, not grabbing but making ends meet, i wish he had the job of a roadworks man, might see more of him because they all appear to be on part time shifts!!
mum b is dad b allowed a tea break at work?
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