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Work starts on Peel Road

A major scheme to reconstruct one of the busiest routes in the Island, Peel Road in Douglas, start this morning (Monday 11 March).

Work's due to start at 9am after the rush hour and will last up to 80 weeks, although the first phase will now be completed more quickly than initially thought.

Pulrose Bridge is due to be the first to close and will shut for five weeks.

Infrastructure Minister David Cretney says the £4.3 million project is long overdue and says keeping disruption to a minimum is a priority:

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