EMERGENCY roadworks that have been causing delays are being taken down, Worcestershire County Council has announced. 

We previously reported the roadworks on Barbourne Road, Worcester, had begun earlier this week and were expected to continue until Friday, January 26. 

The roadworks are emergency gas leak repairs being carried out by Cadent Gas. 

St George's Lane North was closed due to the work according to the One Network map.

Now Worcestershire County Council highways has reported the traffic lights are to be removed at around 5pm today (January 24), following the completion of the repairs.