Traffic problems cause delays in Gravesend
junction of King Street, Queen Street and Parrock Street
Drivers in and around Gravesend were hit by numerous delays this
The A2 London-bound was heavily congested as far back as the M2
at Strood after a vehicle fire at the Black Prince interchange at
Drivers going into Gravesend were hit by emergency
roadworks at the junction of Queen Street, King Street and Parrock
Street, which would have affected buses and deliveries getting into
the heart of town.
A gas leak started overnight. A workman at the scene
said the leak had been discovered, they had exposed the pipe
and were expecting to be there for the rest of the day to fix it.
He said workmen would be there for 24 hours if necessary.
Diversions were in place around the town.
In Singlewell Road, town-bound drivers also found emergency
roadworks controlled by traffic lights delaying them.
A KCC spokesman said there had been a cable fault at the
Southfields Green junction. It was expected to take engineers from
UKPM about 10 days to repair.
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