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Article by Simon Murfitt: A burst water main caused disruption in Billericay this morning (Friday 6 Feb 2015).

The High Street was closed in both directions while Essex and Sussex workers were on site making repairs.

First Bus services 100 and nine were diverted via Western Road and Mountnessing Road. Also NIBS bus service 222 were delayed and the 50 school service to Anglo European School was also affected.

A statement from Essex and Suffolk Water said:

[quote width="auto" align="none" border="#0066cc" color="#0066cc" title="Quoted by"]We are on site and working to resolve a burst on one of our water mains which may be affecting some customers water supplies. We are working in conjunction with Essex County Council with regards to Traffic Management. Thank you for your patience.[/quote]

It has since been repaired, but the will remain closed until 1pm tomorrow.

Article by Simon Murfitt, Brentwood Gazette

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