Water company fined after road closure overran

Severn Trent Water has been ordered to pay more than £8,000 after a road closure in Shrewsbury overran into peak hours. Severn Trent Water was fined after a closure on Ellesmere Road, where it was working to install a water main, remained outside permitted times. The road closure was required to be removed by 6am, but remained in place until 9.30am, which Shropshire Council said caused disruption to commuters and residents and led to a number of complaints. Severn Trent pleaded guilty to offences under the New Roads and Stre... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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