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NEWPORT HIGH STREET TO CLOSE FOR EMERGENCY WATER WORKS

Newport High Street will be closed from 18:30 tonight (Wednesday) due to emergency works by Southern Water.

The road will be closed from its junction with St James Street to Holyrood Street – a distance of 134 metres.

Motorists should divert via St James’ Street (Lower) and Crocker Street, to connect with Holyrood Street.

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The closure could be in force for up to 21 days but the work is expected to be completed as swiftly as possible.

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