says sewer repairs 'are taking longer than planned'
Water has this week admitted that disruptive work to repair a
damaged sewer in Burnham-On-Sea is taking 'longer than planned',
leading to the continuing closure of Berrow Road.
Ian Drury from Wessex Water told Burnham-On-Sea.com this week:
"Work to repair the collapsed sewer in Berrow Road is taking
longer than we had hoped."
"Excavations have revealed the damaged section is larger
than we thought and due to the sewer being deep below ground tidal
waters are hampering us accessing it."
that the recent high tides have passed we hope to further progress
with the work and by the end of next week we should be able to
more accurately say when the work will be completed and the road
He added: "We are aware that the diversion route is causing
inconvenience to motorists and local residents, but due to the
location of the sewer we had no choice but to close the road so
repairs can be carried out. We apologise for how long the emergency
repairs are taking."
last week how residents of Saxondale Avenue and Golf Links
Road are unhappy that large numbers of motorists who would usually
use Berrow Road are using their roads as diversions instead.