DRIVERS have been experiencing delays on Hackwood Road after traffic lights were installed to control traffic during work to upgrade the gas network.

SGN installed multi-way traffic lights just past the Hackwood Road Roundabout on the A339 on May 13 and expects the controls to be in place until June 26.

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It warns drivers to expect delays in the area during this period while it carries out work to upgrade the gas network nearby to ensure homes and businesses have a “continued safe and reliable gas supply for many years to come”.

The work began on April 8 and will finish on August 26.