NI Water say work on storm sewer in Kells will take around four weeks to complete

WORK on a new storm sewer at Main Street in Kells is expected to take four weeks.

A message from NI Water said: ‘We would like to inform you that Northern Ireland Water, through our appointed contractor, A.G Wilson Civil Engineering Ltd., will commence work on a new storm sewer on Main Street, Kells on Monday 28th September 2020, we anticipate the works will take approximately 4 weeks to complete.

‘The work will involve laying 123m of storm sewer along with associated manholes to serve a new development on Main Street

‘Detailed traffic arrangements have been discussed with the Department for Infrastructure to try to minimise the impact of these works on residents, businesses, road users and the public.

‘In order to carry out the work safely it will be necessary to have a temporary lane closure in place on Main Street for the duration of the works.

‘During this time, two-way traffic will be maintained with the use of temporary signals. Vehicular access will be available for residents but may be subject to delay, and pedestrian access will be maintained at all times.

‘Normal working hours for this scheme will be 7.30am to 5.30pm. However, it may be necessary at times for work to be undertaken outside of these hours.

‘Please be aware that construction sites are dangerous areas for unauthorised persons, especially children and we would appreciate your co-operation in ensuring that children do not play in or around the site or machinery.

‘Working areas will have warning signs in place to protect the public from any hazards. The public are advised to stay out of these working areas for their own safety.

‘NI Water is following government health advice to make sure our customers and our people stay safe, in light of the unprecedented global pandemic. We are all practising social distancing and our priority is to keep customers and colleagues safe. We would ask that you keep a minimum of 2m distance from our workforce, and do not approach them on site. Should you have any queries please contact the waterline number below.

‘If you have any queries/specific requirements that you wish to make us aware of,
please contact Waterline on 03457 440088 and quote “KI629-215 Main Street, Kells
– Storm Sewer” or e-mail’


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