ROADWORKS caused seven-mile tailbacks on the A420 this morning.

Emergency roadworks near Faringdon have seen temporary lights put up at the B4508 Stanford-in-the-Vale turn-off.

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Information posted on the one-network roadworks map suggest the works could be in action until Friday, and warn that delays are likely.

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The roadworks mapped on one-network/ Google Maps

Some drivers stuck in the queue have said they could see no workers on site this morning, branding the delays a 'joke'.

There are long delays and queuing traffic was stretching back seven miles eastbound on the A420, at the height of morning rush hour.

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Oxfordshire County Council reports that the work is due to a 'damaged chamber'. 

The two-way traffic lights appeared yesterday and have been causing traffic in both directions.