Lorry management

Working with freight and haulage companies to ensure that HGV or lorries use the most suitable routes, roads or villages in Suffolk.

Read about the lorry route plan review in Suffolk or view the recommended lorry route network map.

You can:

Operator licenses for heavy goods vehicles are issued by the Traffic Commissioner for the East of England, who consults with us. For the full list of applications and decisions for the Eastern region, please visit the VOSA website.

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Report an incident with a heavy goods vehicle

Report online a problem or incident with lorries and their drivers including if they've used unsuitable or narrow roads, routes or villages in Suffolk.

Apply to move abnormal loads

You must get consent from us to drive a vehicle carrying an abnormal load, which is excessively long, wide or heavy, through Suffolk.

Weight limits

How environmental weight restrictions and weak bridge restrictions are managed on routes and roads by Suffolk Highways.

Lorry Watch scheme

Information on Suffolk's Lorry Watch scheme

Lorry exemption permits

Find information about weight limit exemption permits for lorry access.

Lorry Route Plan review in Suffolk

The technical and community led review of lorry routes that considers changes to the highway network since the plan was updated in 2011.

Bridge Farm Bridge, A1088 Stowlangtoft - Structural Weight Restriction

Details on Bridge Farm Bridge, A1088 Stowlangtoft weight restriction