Northern Gas Networks (NGN), the gas distributor for the North of England, is carrying out essential work on the ageing metallic gas main on Spring Bank West to ensure the continued safe and reliable supply of gas to customers in Hull.
So that engineers can carry out the work safely and efficiently and to protect the public, a section of Spring Bank West between the junction with Chanterlands Avenue and Calvert Road is closed, this affects both eastbound and westbound sides of the carriageway.
On Monday 17 May there is a Rugby football match at the KCOM Stadium on Walton Street and anyone driving to the match will be affected by the road closure. We urge motorists to take extra care at the road works and to use the signed diversion routes in place.
There is access to the grounds from Spring Bank West for eastbound traffic driving towards the stadium but on exiting the grounds all traffic MUST turn left and take Anlaby Road. There is no access onto Spring Bank West for traffic leaving the stadium. Walkers and bicycles are not affected by the road closure.
Russel Kaye, Business Operations Lead for Northern Gas Networks, said: “We would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused during these essential works. However, it is vital we complete them to continue to maintain a safe and reliable gas supply to the residents of Hull.
“NGN hope that everyone enjoys this important fixture and would like everyone to get home safely so please follow the signed diversion route carefully.
“We want to assure residents and road users that we will be working hard to complete this scheme as safely and as quickly as possible.”
As well as NGN’s critical service (which include responding to gas emergencies, carrying out emergency repairs and critical maintenance activities) engineers are continuing to carry out work to upgrade critical infrastructure, including planned work to replace ageing metal gas pipes, where most of the work can be carried out safely in the street. While working outside, our engineers will follow Government guidelines for social distancing as much as possible. There are also extra safety measures in place to keep everyone safe and ensure that the work is Covid 19 secure.
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For further information about the work please contact NGN’s Customer Care Team on 0800 040 7766 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anyone that smells gas or suspects carbon monoxide should call the National Gas Emergency Service immediately on 0800 111 999. This line is in operation 24-hours a day, seven days a week.