Lane closed for one week for gas pipe repair

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Repairs to a leaking gas pipe mean one lane of the A23 at the Ifield Avenue roundabout, Crawley, will be closed for a week.

The repair work is being carried out by Southern Gas Networks and is scheduled to end on June 18.

One driver, whose usual 20-minute journey took an hour this morning (June 11), complained no warning about the lane closure had been given.

She said she was diverted through Stagelands, Langley Green, and added: “The road is not big enough for diversions what with the buses going down there and the cars parked.

“If I’d known they were closing the road, I certainly wouldn’t have come in that way.”

For further information, contact Southern Gas Networks on 0845 070 1431.