Subsidence investigated in St Albans street

Emergency lights installed on Cottonmill Lane

EMERGENCY lights have been placed on Cottonmill Lane is St Albans after subsidence in the area.

A spokeswoman for Herts Highways said the two-way lights are in place on the street to enable emergency repairs beneath the road to be carried out.

Herts Highways is currently investigating the cause of the damage, with the help of utility companies.

The investigative and repair work will be carried out in stages and the two-way lights will be moved along the road as work progresses. The lights are currently outside numbers 130 to 134.

The lights are expected to be in place for at least a week.