Motorists are being given a helping hand to plan ahead if they are heading out and about in Burton and South Derbyshire over the next week.

Work is being carried out across the area over the next week which means one thing - the dreaded temporary traffic lights will be out in force.

To help drivers know where to avoid and plan ahead of time, we have compiled a round-up of where the lights are planned for over the next week.

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This is according to roadworks information website One.network.

In Burton, there will be temporary traffic lights in Lichfield Street from Monday to Friday, August 2 to 6, as work is carried out by BT.

Parkway will have roadworks from Wednesday to Friday, August 4 to 6, as South Staffs Water carries out work.

The water company will also be in Moor Street, Uxbridge Street and Russell Street, on Monday, August 2, from 8am to 5pm.

Cadent will be working in Queen Street from Monday, August 2 to August 20, which will mean multi-way temporary traffic lights will be in place.

The gas company will also continue working on St Peter's Bridge until Wednesday, August 4.

On Wednesday, August 4, there will be temporary lights in Princess Way while Staffordshire County Council carries out highway guardrail repairs.

The council will also be carrying out work in Derby Road on Monday, August 9, and Main Street, Stretton, from Monday to Wednesday, August 4 to 9.

Over in South Derbyshire, there will be a road closure in High Street, Newhall, from Monday, August 2 to September 3, while carriageway patching and lining is carried out.

Severn Trent Water will be carrying out work in High Street, Woodville, on Thursday and Friday, August 7 and 8.

In Woodville Road, Hartshorne, Derbyshire County Council will be installing drop kerbs to allow the formation of a new temporary entrance from Monday, August 3, to August 16.

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