GAS works have closed off a stretch of road outside Oxford’s Worcester Street car park.

The scheme started on Monday and is due to last for eight weeks, according to warning signs in the area.

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The short stretch of carriageway links the New Road junction with the Worcester Street/George Street junction.


Now it is out of action traffic is more likely to build up in Frideswide Square although there did not appear to be major hold-ups today.


Delays are expected in Hythe Bridge Street, according to other signs, from July 31 for two weeks of roadworks.