Transporting gas is a day-to-day essential service. Pipelines are largely out of sight and mostly out of mind, but when repairs are needed or pipes need to be upgraded, we have to dig up roads or footpaths. When upgrading pipes or installing a new connection, we can plan the roadworks in advance, but when safety is at stake we must respond quickly and efficiently, and this may mean having to carry out streetworks at very short notice or at night.
We are sorry about the inconvenience caused and thank road users for their patience while essential emergency works are carried out.
Friday 7 December - A259 Eastbourne Road, Seaford
From 9am on Monday 10 December, we'll be carrying out urgent repairs to our gas network in Eastbourne Road.
Our engineers will be working to fix our gas main at its junction with Sheep Pen Lane, Sutton Road and Alfriston Road.
To ensure everyone's safety, we'll need to install temporary traffic lights around our work area. We'll be manually operating these traffic lights during peak hours to manage traffic flow on this busy route.
We'll also need to close Sheep Pen Lane at its junction with Eastbourne Road to allow our engineers to dig safely. A signed diversion will be in place for motorists via Eastbourne Road and Hartfield Road.
We expect to complete our work by Monday 17 December. We'll keep you updated on our progress here.
Thursday 6 December - Main Road, Condorrat, Cumbernauld
Our engineers have this morning completed urgent repairs to our gas network in Main Road.
We're currently working to restore the road surface to its original condition.
To ensure everyone's safety while we complete this resurfacing work, temporary traffic lights remain in place in Main Road, close to its junction with Summerfield Road.
All being well, we expect to be able to remove our traffic lights and clear our site by Sunday 9 December.
Thursday 6 December - Totton Bypass, Totton, Southampton
We're continuing to carry out emergency repairs to our gas main in the Totton Bypass area.
For everyone's safety while we carry out our work, a 30mph speed limit remains in place for motorists heading westbound on Totton Bypass towards Rushington Roundabout.
We're also working in Eling Lane near its junction with Rose Road. Temporary traffic lights are currently in place around our work area for safety. From 6.30pm on Friday 14 December, we'll need to temporarily close Eling Lane over the weekend to complete our repair. We expect to be able to reopen Eling Lane by Sunday evening (16 December).
Thursday 6 December - Carntyne Road, Glasgow
Our urgent repair work in Carntyne Road is ongoing.
To ensure everyone's safety, temporary four-way traffic lights remain in place at its junction with Todd Street.
Our pipe requires a complex repair and we'll be carrying out this work using specialist equipment. We're continuing to plan when we will carry out these works in close consultation with Glasgow City Council. We'll provide you with an update once details are confirmed.
Our engineers are regularly monitoring the site until a permanent repair to our network can be completed.
We'd like to thank local residents and road users for their patience while this essential work is carried out.
Tuesday 4 December - A347 Wimborne Road, Bournemouth
Our emergency repair work in Wimborne Road is ongoing.
We've completed several repairs to our gas network, but we have further work still to carry out.
To ensure everyone's safety around our work area, Wimborne Road's junction with St Valerie Road remains closed. Motorists are unable to turn left into St Valerie Road from Wimborne Road. A signed diversion route via St Augustin's Road and St Winifred's Road is in place for motorists.
It's still too early to say how long it will take to complete the rest of our work, but we'll keep you updated here.
Tuesday 4 December - Barrack Road, Christchurch
We’re continuing emergency repairs to our gas network in Barrack Road. Our engineers are working at its junction with Stour Road.
We’ve completed several repairs to our gas main and we’re currently working to restore the road surface to its original condition.
To ensure everyone’s safety, Barrack Road remains reduced to one lane around our site while we carry out the remainder of our work. Motorists travelling from Iford are unable to turn right into Stour Road.
All being well, we’ll be able to reopen the lane on Barrack Road by Thursday morning (6 December).
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