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Burst water pipe in Wingham High Street results in temporary traffic lights being put up


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A high street that was closed after a water pipe burst is to reopen tomorrow (Wednesday).

Southern Water has a team carrying out repair work in Wingham High Street after the pipe burst at 5.41pm yesterday.

A pipe has burst in Wingham High Street. Picture: iStock
A pipe has burst in Wingham High Street. Picture: iStock

The A257 was shut in both directions but it is understood temporary traffic lights were put in.

A spokesman for the company now said: "The road will be closed today (Tuesday) and will reopen tomorrow as quite a larger area had to be dug."

The spokesma also said: "We’re working as quickly as possible to resolve this issue and we apologise for any inconvenience caused."

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