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Gas works to resume but bosses say traffic won’t be…

Gas works to resume but bosses say traffic won’t be as bad this time
2021-07-07 12:14:00
Gas engineers are to begin the next stage of “essential” pipework upgrades in Hull from Monday, July 12. Northern Gas Networks (NGN), the gas distributor for the North of England, is continuing its programme of investment in the city’s gas infrastructure, with the next stage of works at Spring Bank West. NGN is investing £200k in the project, which is one of several city centre schemes being completed over the next four months, having been planned in close collaboration with Hull City Council. Read more: UFO expert calls Spring Bank West a 'hot spot' of unexplained activity after bizarre sightings Engineers will continue replacing over a kilometre of ageing metallic mains in Spring Bank West from Monday, starting at the junction of Lomond Road and progressing eastwards towards the Walton Street railway crossing. The entire project is expected to be completed in December 2021. The old main is being replaced by new, more durable plastic pipes, to maintain a safe and reliable gas supply for Hull customers, and futureproof the network for another 100 years. To sign up for the Hull Live newsletter, click here Spring Bank West has previously been closed to all traffic during the gas mains works (Image: Hull Live) NGN has said the majority of work in this next stage will be taking place in the footpath rather that the highway, in order to minimise impact on motorists travelling in and out of the city. Temporary footpaths will be put in place for pedestrians during that time. Russel Kaye, business operations lead for NGN, said: “We would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused during these essential works and thank customers for their patience while the works take place. “However, it is

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