New water main to be installed in Isfield

South East Water is planning a £114,000 scheme to install a new water main in Isfield to improve its supply network and allow capacity for future development in the area.south-east-water-un

Work is due to start on October 31 when 560 metres of pipe will be laid along a section of Kiln Lane and Lewes Road in the village. The work is expected to take approximately six weeks to complete.

Stephen Bundock, project manager at South East Water, said: “The safety of motorists and our workforce is our top priority when carrying out work which is why we will need to have a road closure in operation along Kiln Lane while we complete this scheme.

“Temporary traffic lights will also be in place along Lewes Road and work will be carried out in sections, allowing us to return the road to its original state upon completion of one section, before moving on to the next. Access for businesses and residents will be maintained at all times.

“I would like to apologies for the disruption this work will cause but hope motorists and the local community understand the long term benefits this scheme will deliver.”

The project forms part of the company’s £424 million investment programme taking place between 2015 and 2020.

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