Southampton was brought to a standstill on Thursday after an unexploded bomb was discovered in London Road; near the city centre.
The device, which had been left over from World War II, was uncovered by builders working on the site.
Both ends of London Road were cordoned off by police and nearby residents were evacuated.
Oliver Harry, who specializes in the councils "Safe City" area of work, was on hand to help with the evacuees.
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The bomb was later removed by bomb disposal experts in the early hours of Friday morning and taken away to be safely detonated.