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A4 remains shut till next week for collapsed sewer repairs

Thames Water has said the reopening of the A4 Bath Road in Reading has been postponed till next Monday, because damage to a collapsed sewer is worse than first thought.

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A4 delays in Reading to continue till next week

Thames Water have said that the damage to a collapsed sewer on the Bath Road in Reading is worse than expected. The route on the A4 had been due to reopen today after being closed at the beginning of May for repairs.

The A4 has been partially closed for repairs on the Bath Road in Reading Credit: Thames Water

A twenty metre stretch underground has been damaged. The route has been shut for almost four weeks. The firm said works should be complete by Monday 2nd June 2014. A diversion is in place between Liebenrood Road and Tilehurst Road.

Workers have been carrying out repairs to the damaged sewer Credit: Thames Water

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