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Chaos on ‘free-for-all' city street after double yellows disappear

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It was the mysterious case of the missing double yellow lines.

And it sparked weeks of "mayhem" on a busy city street with cars dumped on pavements and businesses missing out on vital deliveries.

When Norfolk County Council resurfaced Unthank Road two weeks ago the double yellow lines that stopped cars parking on either side vanished.

The blunder led to pedestrians nervously wandering into the road and other vehicles blocking traffic.

Locals said the move created a "parking free-for-all" with traffic struggling to pass - particularly near the row of shops next to Cambridge Street.

Double yellow lines were painted back on Unthank Road on Friday afternoon but had to stop around a parked van - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021

But after coming under pressure from the Evening News the lines reappeared yesterday afternoon - well almost. Workers were unable to shift some vehicles so had to leave gaps!

Speaking before........

© Norwich Evening News

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