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We are working to replace 1.2km of water mains in Littlehampton to reduce the risk of bursts and ensure we can continue to provide a constant supply of high quality drinking water to our customers.
The new pipe is being laid from Norway Lane to Worthing Road approximately 100m west of the rounadabout at Summerlea Community Primary School. The route crosses the A259 and heads east along the B2187 Worthing Road where it will be located mainly in the verge.
The majority of the work has now been completed. However there is a section of approximately 170m left to install close to Summerlea Community Primary School, running along the B2187 Worthing Road.
Work here started on July 31 and is due to complete in late August.
A temporary lane closure of the eastbound lane will be in operation past our work; however access for residents along this section of Worthing Road will be maintained at all times.
We will need to temporarily shut off the water supply to local properties when we are ready to connect them to the new main. We’ll be notifying everyone who will be affected a minimum of 48 hours before any interruptions.
Update 2 August
The road closure in place from the garage to the junction of Windsor Drive has now been taken down to ease traffic.
The closure has moved from the garage down to the junction of Hollyhock Way.
Signage is in place which allows access to both Hollyhock Way and Watersmead Drive.