Emergency works cause long delays on major road into Letchworth

Emergency roadworks by Cadent Gas caused long southbound delays on Norton Road this morning. Picture

Emergency roadworks by Cadent Gas caused long southbound delays on Norton Road this morning. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

Emergency gas works on a road that goes through Norton and into Letchworth caused long delays this morning – with further queues expected in the coming days.

Cadent Gas has placed temporary traffic signals on Norton Road while undertaking emergency repairs to a broken gas escape.

Herts County Council has confirmed that the repairs - which started on November 1 - are due to be completed by Monday, November 11.

Drivers are warned to expect more delays heading south into Norton and Letchworth, and to avoid the area during busy periods.

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