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Motorists warned of 'significant delays' as electricity work begins

Motorists have been warned of 'significant delays' after electricity works began on a busy cross-section of road.

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There have been delays after the works by National Grid and Cadent Gas began on the A491 Market Street in Kingswinford near the Cross Inn Pub on Monday afternoon.

The works have seen temporary traffic lights set up in the area and delays of up to 10 minutes for people travelling on Market Street, Summerhill, Penzer Street and Moss Grove in the town.

The emergency works are being carried out by National Grid on the High Street and are due to be completed tomorrow, while works by Cadent Gas on Penzer Street are due to be completed on Friday.

The works are set to take several months to complete in Kingswinford. Photo: Google Street Map

A message about the works said: "Temporary traffic lights due to electricity work on A491 Market Street near The Cross Inn pub. Expect delays until 4pm on May 31."

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National Grid have been contacted for a comment.

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