Repair work which is causing considerable traffic on a major Oxford road has no fixed end date, a gas company said.

SGN said it was “too soon to say” when the urgent repairs will finish in Botley Road at the junction with Binsey Lane.

The company is fixing a leak found in its gas network.

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Four way traffic lights have been installed at the junction, with motorists experiencing long delays since the work began on Thursday.

Bradley Barlow, a spokesman for SGN, said: “We’re carrying out urgent repairs to fix a leak found in our gas network in Botley Road near its junction with Binsey Lane.

“To make sure everyone is safe around our work area, we’ve temporarily installed four way traffic lights.

"It’s too soon to say how long our repairs will take.”

Updates on the work can be found at