Temporary traffic lights causing tailbacks expected to be removed tomorrow night

Traffic lights. Stock image.

Traffic lights. Stock image. - Credit: Gregg Brown

Drivers have reported tailbacks in Freston and under the Orwell Bridge due to temporary traffic lights.

Drivers have reported tailbacks in Freston and under the Orwell Bridge due to temporary traffic lights.

BT Outreach engineers are laying underground fibre cabling and have closed part of the B1456 one way and put up temporary traffic lights.

Work began on Wednesday and is expected to be completed tomorrow night when travel will return to normal.

A BT Openreach spokesperson said: “The work we are doing in Freston, is to allow engineers to lay a large amount of underground fibre cabling. This work is due to be completed tomorrow evening.”


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“We would like to apologise for any inconvenience whilst this work had been carried out”

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